Re: whose savage driver is it anyway ?
|[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]|
I've committed the change that turns the version from 1.1.26t to 1.1.26. I'll be updating the drivers later. But there's no functional change to how the savage driver works. I guess if Tim's happy with 1.1.27t then he'll submit a patch soon. Alan. On Wed, Apr 16, 2003 at 09:23:07PM -0400, Nilmoni Deb wrote: > All, > I read about the daily snapshots of binary modules (a good and > long outstanding feature) in > http://www.xfree86.org/pipermail/forum/2003-April/001302.html and > downloaded the file "savage_drv.o" from > http://www.xfree86.org/~alanh/drivers/x86/ . > > Then I ran "strings savage_drv.o | grep 1.1" and got this output: > > driver (version 1.1.26t) for S3 Savage chipsets > 1.1.26t > > It so happens that in http://www.xfree86.org/support.html , there is a > link to the "S3 Savage Driver" page > http://www.probo.com/timr/savage40.html > where it clearly says that "1.1.26t" is the version of the driver that Tim > Roberts released on Dec 4, 2002 (the latest release on his page is > 1.1.27t). Its customery for his releases to have the extra "t" at the end > to distinguish his release from the official XFree86 release. > > So, if the savage driver binary in > http://www.xfree86.org/~alanh/drivers/x86/ is not the official cvs > version, it should not have the "t" at the end. And if it is Tim robert's > unofficial driver, why is the version still the older 1.1.26t, when the > newer 1.1.27t is already available ? > > thanks > - Nil > > > > > > _______________________________________________ > Forum mailing list > Forum@XFree86.Org > http://XFree86.Org/mailman/listinfo/forum _______________________________________________ Forum mailing list Forum@XFree86.Org http://XFree86.Org/mailman/listinfo/forum
[Photo] [Yosemite] [MIPS Linux] [ARM Linux] [Samba] [Linux Security] [Linux RAID] [Linux Resources]