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Re: rawhide report: 20060410 changes



2006/4/10, Jeff Spaleta <jspaleta gmail com>:
> On 4/10/06, Dennis Jacobfeuerborn <d jacobfeuerborn conversis de> wrote:
> > Is it possible to get rid of the xorg-x11-drivers stub package now that fc5
> > is out and about or does this anything in addition to make sure all drivers
> > are installed for the modular upgrade?
>
> If that package is removed... how do you propose that you make sure
> drivers are installed on the system so that changes in hardware can be
> handled post operating system installation?  There is no mechanism
> currently available by which changes in hardware initiate a package
> installation process to pick up missing drivers... so all the drivers
> need to be on the system already. This stub packages serves exactly
> that role.
>
> -jef
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well actually i would also be happier if the stub package wouldnt be
required but i guess there are other things with more impact that
should have more priority at this point.

regards,
rudolf kastl


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