[ubuntu-x] Updated plans for Lucid?

Timo Aaltonen tjaalton at cc.hut.fi
Mon Jan 4 23:27:10 GMT 2010

On Sat, 2 Jan 2010, Timo Aaltonen wrote:

> On Fri, 1 Jan 2010, Geir Ove Myhr wrote:
>> On Fri, Jan 1, 2010 at 7:37 AM, Timo Aaltonen wrote:
>>> going to 7.7 makes sense
>>> blocker: libdrm needs to be updated to 2.4.17 (or newer) for new
>>> intel/ati/nouveau/mesa. There are some known regressions though, and those
>>> are being worked on.
>> So when the libdrm regressions get sorted out (and they will?) the
>> plan is to pull new intel/ati/nouveau/mesa into Lucid? Would there be
>> a PPA where we can start testing those already, even with the
>> problematic libdrm? As far as I understand xorg-edgers currently have
>> versions well beyond what we expect will be in Lucid. At least it has
>> the 7.8 branch of mesa, but it would be nice to be able to ask people
>> to test the 7.7 branch in order to check if a bug is fixed there or
>> not. Also, there will be bugs in xorg-edgers that were introduced
>> after the versions we expect will land in Lucid were branched off.
> There isn't but probably should be. I'll prepare at least libdrm and mesa
> and upload them somewhere.

libdrm 2.4.17 and mesa 7.7 are now on the X-SWAT ppa:



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