eric at sandall.us
Wed May 24 18:59:24 EDT 2006
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On Thu, 25 May 2006, AndraÅ¾ "ruskie" Levstik wrote:
> I don't see any clear reason for all these failures I personaly only
> had one problem. DRI not working unless I built using libxinerama.
> Anyway here's the plan I have in mind(just in case a space-time vortex sucks me in).
> Create the following spells in -modular:
> xorg-libs - to provide X11-LIBS, remove X11-LIBS provider from xorg-server,
> will provide for now the entire xorg-libs section until spells
> have proper handling of -modular
You'll either need a different name or change the name of the
> xorg-utils - to provide X11-UTILS, add X11-UTILS to all monolithic spells,
> will provide everything in xorg-utils section
Can't they just depend on those spells if $(get_spell_provider $SPELL
X11-LIBS) == "xorg-server"? More providers may annoy people. ;)
> xorg-server - remove X11-LIBS from it's providers
> Then in the normal grimoire to spells that need
> imake, makedepend(mesalib) etc... only, remove X11-LIBS and add X11-UTILS
> ase depends.
> In spells that atm have support for xorg-server for providing X11-LIBS
> switch that to xorg-libs handling.
> I'll be making the xorg-libs and -utils spells tomorrow along with
> adding the X11-UTILS provider to the monolithic providers.
> My plan is to get a wider testing audience by end of june so
> june 30th is the plan to integrate this into test. Note however that
> I request that xorg-modular remains it's own standing devel only grimoire
> in which work can be done without affecting the rest of the world.
If it goes to test then it'd also be in devel, so you'd have your
> Also this is a request to all mages:
> All the -modular spells LACK any real descriptions so it would be nice
> if you can find any and either fix it yourself or submit patches to
> bugzilla - there is a xorg-modlar section there. I would appreciate if you can
> add the descriptions yourself as there are 300 spells in the -modular grimoire.
> That's it for now...
Eric Sandall | Source Mage GNU/Linux Developer
eric at sandall.us | http://www.sourcemage.org/
http://eric.sandall.us/ | SysAdmin @ Inst. Shock Physics @ WSU
http://counter.li.org/ #196285 | http://www.shock.wsu.edu/
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