[ubuntu-x] x-updates: New Drivers PPA for Jaunty

Bryce Harrington bryce at canonical.com
Sat Apr 25 21:01:50 BST 2009

On Sat, Apr 25, 2009 at 11:36:35AM +0200, Tormod Volden wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 25, 2009 at 6:38 AM, Bryce Harrington <bryce at canonical.com> wrote:
> > Tormod - I copied in the 2.7.0 driver you suggested.  I think alberto is
> Cool. Also the Intrepid packages in ~intel-gfx-testing should be fine.
> It seems like you maybe removed them from x-updates together with the
> broken Hardy packages, do you only want to offer Jaunty stuff?

Ah, no when you said the hardy packages were broken I assumed the
intrepid ones weren't ready for prime time either.  I've put them back.
> > I wonder if it might be possible to get you into membership on the
> > ubuntu-x-swat team so you can make these changes more directly.  Was the
> > issue just the bug mail volume?  Maybe we could switch to using an
> > opt-in/out-able mailing list for this?
> Yes, I was once member for a short while until I realised the bug mail
> flood. I have since set up some filtering (as far as I can with Gmail)
> so I can handle it better. Since I don't want to waste my time on
> proprietary stuff, it was an issue for me to get bug reports related
> to the closed drivers. Also, since I always subscribe to bug reports
> that interests me and I have time to follow up, it will not make sense
> for me to get the rest of the x-swat bug mail, which I per definition
> do not have time to read :) In addition, I am a "bug-contact" (or
> whatever they call it now) for some specific packages.
> An opt-in mailing list sounds best for me. Or have different teams
> being member of others, like a "x-swat-proprietary" being member of
> "x-swat" etc.

Unfortunately it looks like the LP admins declined the request for a
mailing list.  I'll try pulling some other strings.



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