Next steps for pci-rework branches

Alan Hourihane alanh at
Thu Aug 10 01:51:46 PDT 2006

On Wed, 2006-08-09 at 09:47 -0700, Ian Romanick wrote:
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> Jesse Barnes wrote:
> > On Wednesday, August 9, 2006 9:21 am, Ian Romanick wrote:
> >>
> >> My dream is that we can move this over to the trunk immediately
> >> *after* 7.2 ships.  Given the magnitude of these changes, I'm guessing
> >> it will be the driving factor of 7.3 or 8.0 or whatever we call the
> >> release after 7.2.  Opinions?
> > 
> > Sounds good to me as long as we get the major drivers converted (intel, 
> > ati, nv, mga, sis, via) and get it a little soak time.  Merging it over 
> > to the main tree should make some of the other cleanups a little easier 
> > too.
> My thinking is that the sooner we merge it over, the sooner people will
> convert their drivers and report bugs.  Beyond a certain point, sitting
> in a branch doesn't help.  Even waiting until 7.2 ships allows a month
> or two of soak time.

Ok. sounds good to me. If we're going to do such a big change, it's
worth doing bug #5714 now, as that will need the drivers updating too.


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