Tentatively dropped component: glide(4)

David Nusinow david_nusinow at verizon.net
Thu Oct 20 06:01:11 PDT 2005

On Thu, Oct 20, 2005 at 02:46:24AM -0400, Adam Jackson wrote:
> The glide(4) driver implements 2D support for 3dfx Voodoo1 and Voodoo2 cards 
> using the Glide2 library.  As far as I can tell the only platform where it 
> was ever built by default was x86 Debian, and this is probably patched out in 
> current Debian patchsets.
> Unfortunately it is impossible to build without the glide2 headers installed, 
> and impossible to test without a working build of glide2 (currently 
> unmaintained) and one of the supported cards.  As a result no one has written 
> a build system for it yet.  If no one contributes a build system for it, 
> there will be no xf86-video-glide module in 7.0.  However, these cards will 
> still be supported in 7.0 through the voodoo(4) driver, though with no 3D 
> support.

I'm totally fine with dropping it, but let me forward this on to the
debian-x mailing list to see if anyone really cares about it.

 - David Nusinow

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