LTS and release methodology

Peteris Krisjanis pecisk at
Tue Jul 8 14:16:20 UTC 2008

> On Mon, Jul 7, 2008 at 1:48 PM, Vincenzo Ciancia <ciancia at> wrote:
>> 2) What about adding some basic hardware testing to these test cases?
>> For example, vga out support never survives a release or two before
>> being killed by X progressing, in my experience, but it is very
>> important for the whole academic community which is one of the primary
>> targets of linux-based environments at the moment. As of now, I own
>> three different laptops, of different ages. For different bugs none of
>> them can project on a VGA projector in hardy, and ALL of them have been
>> able in past releases. This gives a very bad impression of ubuntu to
>> newcomers.
> And whatever changes in Xorg broke VGA for you fixed it for a bunch of
> us.  For the first time ever, I have VGA out.

And do you really think that it was impossible to fix it without
breaking stuff for others?


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