[ANNOUNCE] xorg-server

Keith Packard keithp at keithp.com
Sun Nov 27 19:54:47 PST 2011

On Mon, 28 Nov 2011 13:36:35 +1000, Peter Hutterer <peter.hutterer at who-t.net> wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 27, 2011 at 07:29:53PM -0800, Keith Packard wrote:
> > On Mon, 28 Nov 2011 11:39:31 +1000, Peter Hutterer <peter.hutterer at who-t.net> wrote:
> > 
> > > We probably won't get X Input 2.2 done if the release is moved forward to
> > > Feb 8th. What's the date for the merge window end?
> > 
> > If we followed the 1.11 schedule, the non-critical bug window would
> > close three weeks earlier (Jan 18), and the merge window two months
> > before that (Nov 18), which is now nine days past...
> > 
> > If you think X Input 2.2 is nearly ready for merging , I'd say we should
> > go for it and get that merged by Christmas, then plan on closing the
> > non-critical bug window in the first week of February and then finish
> > the release in the first week of March.
> > 
> > If you don't think X Input 2.2 will be ready by then, we should probably
> > just close out the merge window earlier, and plan on getting the release
> > out the door by the time I go biking.
> I think Christmas is realistic for the merge. We're quite some way there,
> but pointer emulation and the resulting grab hilarity is still missing
> (Chase has worked on this while I was away but I haven't looked at the
> current state yet)

I'd say we should go for it then. I'll plan on checking my inbox for
critical patches while I'm on my bike trip, but we haven't had a lot of
patches in that window in the past, so I don't expect things to back up

keith.packard at intel.com
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