gentoo xorg-server live ebuild needs removal of mesa deps

Donnie Berkholz dberkholz at
Fri Jun 13 09:35:08 PDT 2008

On 10:14 Fri 13 Jun     , Beso wrote:
> i apologize if i've already sent this mail, and that i'm using this
> mailing list for this, but i don't know how to contact the mantainer
> in other ways and some days ago i've seen that after an user
> sollecitation he has done the modifications.
> if the mantainer of gentoo's x11 overlay is reading this, i need to point
> out 2 things:
> the xorg-server-9999 ebuild needs update to remove mesa includes, or the dri
> module won't load. i've had this problems on an ati x1200 rs690 board and
> i've managed to get dri to work only after removing the mesa includes from
> the ebuild.
> the second point is that there's an alternative synaptics driver available.
> i've tested it and it builds and works quite fine, even if it doesn't have
> all the functionalities of the original synaptics driver.
> there's a thread on this list about it.
> i've manually removed the mesa includes from the ebuild and it now
> fixes the dri issue.

Thanks for the report! I took care of this. In the future, please file a 
bug at so we don't clutter up this list with things 
nobody outside Gentoo cares about.


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