Xserver driver merging pros & cons

Alan Coopersmith alan.coopersmith at oracle.com
Thu Sep 15 17:27:34 PDT 2011

On 09/15/11 14:41, Matt Turner wrote:
>>   4) increased test coverage for the server as users wanting current
>>      driver code will be building new servers too
> Maybe. I'd hate to force users to do that just to get new hardware
> support or a simple driver bug fix.

The server will often require you to update your proto modules too (possibly
multiple ones of them, since we've still never unmodularized those, despite
taking that discussion all the way to prototype before abandoning multiple
times), where most driver updates will not.

	-Alan Coopersmith-        alan.coopersmith at oracle.com
	 Oracle Solaris Platform Engineering: X Window System

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