Subject: Re: Enabling SysV IPC API in XFree86
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Perry E. Metzger <email@example.com>
Date: 06/09/2003 20:51:11
About a month ago, Quentin sent this to the list. Did we ever get any
consensus on it?
Quentin Garnier <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> NVidia's binary driver needs working IPC routines to run (so even XFree86
> 4.3.0 needs patching, no matter what I said before).
> Although it was a hack for XFree86 4.2.1, since some #ifdef'ing was needed
> inside the source, it is very easy for 4.3.0.
> I'd like very much to see this patch committed. Could there be any reason
> not to activate support for SysV IPC services in XFree86 ?
> [I reformatted the diff a bit.]
> Index: xfree/xc/programs/Xserver/hw/xfree86/os-support/bsd/Imakefile
> diff -u -r1.12 Imakefile
> --- xfree/xc/programs/Xserver/hw/xfree86/os-support/bsd/Imakefile.orig
> +++ xfree/xc/programs/Xserver/hw/xfree86/os-support/bsd/Imakefile
> @@ -75,7 +75,7 @@
> MTRRDEFINES = -DHAS_MTRR_BUILTIN
> -#if defined(FreeBSDArchitecture)
> +#if defined(FreeBSDArchitecture) || defined(NetBSDArchitecture)
> SYSVIPCDEFINES = -DHAVE_SYSV_IPC
> Quentin Garnier - email@example.com
> "Feels like I'm fiddling while Rome is burning down.
> Should I lay my fiddle down and take a rifle from the ground ?"
> Leigh Nash/Sixpence None The Richer, Paralyzed, Divine Discontents, 2002.
Perry E. Metzger firstname.lastname@example.org