Recompiling xserver shouldn't be that bad if you get all of the necessary prerequisites. The 35758544813f156eaac28844e693b2a28f6de316 commit will be making its way into 1.6 stable branch, it is on the wishlist: http://wiki.x.org/wiki/Server16Branch, as an alternative you could try patching your distro's current xserver with this particular commit.
Originally Posted by forum1793
Anyway radeon guys, have fun, I've been on the:
with KMS, TTM, and DRI2 for while and it's a blast, most of the demos run, currently textures and shaders are WIP at least for nv50.
OpenGL vendor string: nouveau
OpenGL renderer string: Gallium 0.3 on NVA0
OpenGL version string: 1.5 Mesa 7.6-devel