Wrapping up 7.4 (finally)

Simon Thum simon.thum at gmx.de
Thu Jun 12 11:33:40 PDT 2008

Daniel Stone wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 12, 2008 at 10:31:22AM -0400, Adam Jackson wrote:
>> On Thu, 2008-06-12 at 12:37 +0300, Daniel Stone wrote:
>>> On Thu, Jun 12, 2008 at 11:07:58AM +0200, Simon Thum wrote:
>>>> Adam Jackson wrote:
>>>>> xserver 1.5 is coming together pretty well.  I'd like to do another pass
>>>>> through the bug list and knock out anything that looks super terrifying
>>>>> and/or trivial.  I could totally use help here!
>>>> I'd like to suggest bug#9156 (0050165a67bb462e0bf644a11644ad9d587c62bb). 
>>>> It's a one-liner and yields significant improvements for mouse 
>>>> useablilty. (I don't have edit or commit rights)
>>> ACK.
>> Not convinced.  Peter seems to think it's an ABI change, which is
>> something I'd like to avoid at this stage.  Peter, any thoughts?
> Technically, yes, it is.  OTOH, show me a driver this affects and I'll
> prepend a shiny new N to my ACK.
API/ABI technicalities aside, it may be worth noting that a driver 
relying on those fields would probably have introcuded problems for 
parallel useage with other drivers (in pre-hotplug servers at least).
Plus there is no reason I could come up with to do so.

> Cheers,
> Daniel

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