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Re: Moblin 2 and Fedora



On Mon, 2009-05-04 at 12:26 -0700, Adam Williamson wrote:
> On Mon, 2009-05-04 at 14:33 -0400, Dan Williams wrote:
> 
> > Yeah, how about Poulsbo support?  Is anyone at Intel actually working on
> > upstreaming the unencumbered 2D parts of that, including the kernel bits
> > and the X driver?  Random crack in gregkh's tree doesn't count.
> 
> Well, on that topic, I notice a huge new pile of crack showed up in the
> Ubuntu Mobile special-sauce repositories on April 30, which appears to
> be the psb driver for Ubuntu 8.10. At least...
> 
> http://ppa.launchpad.net/ubuntu-mobile/ubuntu/pool/main/x/xserver-xorg-video-psb/
> http://ppa.launchpad.net/ubuntu-mobile/ubuntu/pool/main/x/xpsb-glx/
> http://ppa.launchpad.net/ubuntu-mobile/ubuntu/pool/main/libd/libdrm-poulsbo/
> http://ppa.launchpad.net/ubuntu-mobile/ubuntu/pool/main/p/psb-kernel-source/
> http://ppa.launchpad.net/ubuntu-mobile/ubuntu/pool/main/p/psb-firmware/
> http://ppa.launchpad.net/ubuntu-mobile/ubuntu/pool/main/p/psb-meta/
> 
> oh, so much crack. Why must there be so much crack?!
> 
> so, yeah, it seems like at least one bit of Intel is still working on
> special sauce for Ubuntu (presumably at Dell's behest), not upstreaming.

Yeah, and there's the problem.  What makes the Poulsbo team so special
that they are exempt from the upstreaming policy that every other part
of Intel seems to follow so well these days? ...

Dan


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