hardware accelerated ASL entered Debian

Colin Law clanlaw at gmail.com
Wed Oct 14 08:52:49 UTC 2015


On 14 October 2015 at 09:48, Tony Baechler <bats at batsupport.com> wrote:
> On 10/13/2015 10:08 AM, Zeev Pekar wrote:
>>
>> Now it is easier to use in Ubuntu, but I wanted to ask the developers
>> whether it is still possible to add ASL to the upcoming 15.10 release
>> considering the fact that nothing (yet) depend on it, so nothing should
>> break?
>
>
>
> I am not a Ubuntu developer, but I would say no.  First, 15.10 is going to
> be released very soon now, so it would be impossible.  Packages have been
> frozen for quite some time already.  You have two options:
>
> 1. Wait for 16.04 which is when it will probably make it into Ubuntu
> officially.  They pull all packages from Debian testing at the beginning of
> the release cycle, so probably early next month.
>
> 2. Create a PPA and write blog posts about it so search engines will find
> it.

The ideal might be to do 1 and 2 (or more accurately 2 and 1).

Colin



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