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Re: What to do with base X11 for netbsd-9 ?

On 29.05.2019 09:12, Martin Husemann wrote:
> Hey folks,
> I would like to get your feedback about the current state of the base X11,
> as there have been lots of threads about various issues and I have lost
> the overview of what works in -current and what does not.
> We *really* need to branch netbsd-9 very soon now, and it is unclear (at
> least to me) what should happen to the in-tree X11 version.
>  - we have very obvious display bugs at first sight in xdm
>  - self hosting builds on 4 GB amd64 machines are not really possible
>    any more (due to LLVM runtime dependencies, which can not even be
>    disabled at build time right now)
>  - reports here (and on other lists) about display problems and success
>    stories have no clear winner (but probably due to me losing track)
> So what is you story/opinion: is base X11 usable in -current? If not,
> what needs to be done or what hardware needs fixes?
> Martin

Intel i915drmkms is broken for me on 2 laptops. The newer Intel driver
works better than the older one. I'm busy waiting for audio to stabilize
before another upgrade, retrying and debugging if needed.

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