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Re: loadbsd and color Xorg wsfb/Amiga current status

On Mon, 20 Feb 2023 at 12:53, David Brownlee <abs%absd.org@localhost> wrote:
> On Mon, 20 Feb 2023 at 12:49, David Brownlee <abs%absd.org@localhost> wrote:
>> On Mon, 20 Feb 2023 at 12:44, Frank Wille <frank%phoenix.owl.de@localhost> wrote:
>>> Carlos Milán Figueredo wrote:
>>> >   1. Roc Vallès developed a patch for loadbsd to re-enable the long
>>> > broken serial console support [1].
>>> > [...]
>>> > My question: what is the status of these two updates?
>>> I was in contact with Roc last September and updated both the loadbsd.c
>>> source and the binary for the distribution archive.
>>> > Did they make
>>> > into NetBSD 9.3 or are they in NetBSD-current for the next release?
>>> > (NetBSD 9.4?)
>>> No. I didn't do any pull-up requests for NetBSD-9. So it won't appear before
>>> NetBSD-10 I guess.
>>> Maybe I should do that? I think anybody can do such a request and include my
>>> commit messages from the 6th of September.
>> I don't have a machine handy to test, but I'm happy to test the patch to netbsd-9 and make a distribution available for someone to quickly check? (then submit the pullup once confirmed)
> I should read the commit before emailing! It should Just Work unless there is something very bizarre in the build, but will go ahead and confirm that netbsd-9 builds with it (I may as well test it for netbsd-8 while I'm there)

OK, I've built netbsd-8 and netbsd-9 with the loadbsd patch applied -
the binary is the same in both cases as it's just a uudecode from the
checked in version.


Unless anyone has any objections I'll send the pullup requests a
little later today...

Now... does anyone know where we are with shafb8.c ?  :-p


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