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Peter Robinson pbrobinson at gmail.com
Tue Apr 4 11:42:23 UTC 2006

> > Erm and thats a problem how? Aren't most SIS chips integrated on x86
> > motherboards? I know SIS has made a few videocards, but I wouldn't
> > expect on in a PPC machine, can't you make this disabling arch
> > dependent?
> I have an SiS card lying around somewhere. It's pure fluke that it was
> the Matrox I picked up to stick in my Pegasos the other day rather than
> the SiS.
> Non-portable code is broken code. I'd much rather see it just getting
> disabled -- we can be more pragmatic in the run-up to a release, if it
> isn't actually fixed by then.
> Per-arch exclusions are _always_ bad, because they tend to get forgotten
> about.

Is/Should there be a bug report so that its not forgotten about to be
reinabled for select arches in the lead up to a release?


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