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

On 29.05.2019 11:41, Kamil Rytarowski wrote:
> 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.

I will try to upgrade now and report back.. but it will take a while
(rust build, firefox build...).

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