Bug#732216: xserver-xorg-video-radeon: Driver does not support Glamor 2D acceleration

Julien Cristau jcristau at debian.org
Sun Dec 15 10:32:33 PST 2013

On Sun, Dec 15, 2013 at 19:26:10 +0100, Jan Binder wrote:

> Package: xserver-xorg-video-radeon
> Version: 1:7.2.0-1+b2
> Severity: important
> Dear Maintainer,
> On newer Radeon cards from the Southern Islands and Northern Islands  family, Xorg does not really work "out of the box"
> due to missing libglamor support in the ddx and missing libglamor.
> The libglamor package even exists as a Debian repository as an unreleased version and recompiling the ddx
> with this package and --enable-glamor even works, so why force me to do all of this myself and have apt remove all of my xorg
> installation every time X gets some update, just because the maintainer will only look after the ubuntu branch of that package?
If you care about this and want to look after this driver (and the
glamor package) in Debian, I'm sure that'll be appreciated.

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