[Intel-gfx] [ANNOUNCE] xf86-video-intel 2.99.917
phessler at theapt.org
Tue Jul 19 17:49:28 UTC 2016
On 2016 Jan 26 (Tue) at 21:51:10 +0100 (+0100), Ren? Rebe wrote:
:On Jan 26, 2016, at 19:03, Andreas Radke <a.radke at arcor.de> wrote:
:> Am Wed, 6 May 2015 22:02:57 +0200
:> schrieb Julien Cristau <jcristau at debian.org>:
:>> On Sun, Dec 21, 2014 at 14:47:58 +0000, Chris Wilson wrote:
:>>> Snapshot 2.99.917 (2014-12-21)
:>>> 3 months drifted by whilst I looked elsewhere for bugs.. The
:>>> highlight of bugs fixed here are a couple of workarounds required
:>>> for Broadwell and making sure that the rasterisation code is
:>>> symmetric under inversions. However, as a couple of crashers
:>>> slipped through into 2.99.916 (though not actual regressions in
:>>> 2.99.916 per se) and 3 months have passed, we should make one more
:>>> snapshot before an imminent release.
:>> How imminent is imminent? This driver hasn't had a proper release in
:>> over a year and a half, this is getting ridiculous...
:> What happened to the "release early/release often" rule? It has pushed
:> OSS much faster forward than it now goes.
:> Distributions are forced to randomly pick some git snapshot. Often it's
:> not too much stuff broken. No stable release or branch we can rely on.
:> Is Intel not able to maintain its own device driver in a usable way?
Reminder that there still hasn't been an updated intel driver released.
Not even a snapshot, for such a long time!
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