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A Major Rework To The X.Org Video Driver ABI

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One of the mailing list threads I've been trying to catch up on this week while at Oktoberfest is the heated discussion about merging video/input drivers back into the X.Org Servers. This discussion was started at the XDC2011 conference, but there's many e-mails being exchanged from more parties not in favor of merging the drivers into the xorg-server tree or wishing to see other developmental process changes.

David Airlie of Red Hat mentions during this discussion that he has a major overhaul coming to the X.Org Server video driver ABI, which would require significant changes to the DDX display drivers.

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