rfc: xserver rebase in F20 (was Re: Slipping F21)

Adam Jackson ajax at redhat.com
Wed Jun 11 16:40:50 UTC 2014


On Wed, 2014-06-11 at 17:19 +0100, Sérgio Basto wrote:
> On Qua, 2014-06-11 at 12:09 -0400, Adam Jackson wrote: 
> > On Wed, 2014-06-11 at 17:56 +0200, drago01 wrote:
> > 
> > > Oh and xserver  really .. I am the one that gets complaints from users
> > > that I can't fix because of our ancient x11 stack.
> > 
> > I'm not intrinsically _opposed_ to rebasing X in F20.  But it's not
> > something we've done in any previous Fedora, and there are enough nvidia
> > users out there that I'd want to be cautious about not breaking them
> > more than we need to.
> > 
> > If That Other Repo doesn't have a problem with getting builds lined up
> > for nvidia/fglrx/whatever I'd be much more willing to do X rebases in
> > existing releases.  It's still tricky for things like the xwayland/gnome
> > lockstep, but I think we know how to handle that.
> 
> Hi, why not begin by a xserver rebase in copr ?

Personally, because I don't feel like doing the work twice.  But if
someone else wants to, sure, go for it.

- ajax



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