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    Default A Restart For The Botched RandR 1.4

    Phoronix: A Restart For The Botched RandR 1.4

    Besides laying out the plans for releasing X.Org Server 1.11 in August, Keith Packard has restarted the discussion surrounding RandR 1.4 so that it will hopefully be readied for integration into this next X Server release. It was part of X.Org Server 1.10 until the last minute when it was pulled from the server and caused a last minute video ABI break...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=OTE1Nw

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    will this make it easier for nvidia to implement RandR support in their proprietary drivers?

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    Quote Originally Posted by mtk0 View Post
    will this make it easier for nvidia to implement RandR support in their proprietary drivers?
    Did you miss this?

    RandR 1.4 also adds support for sprite position and image transforms and a request change for CRTC configurations, which can reduce screen flickering and make it easier for NVIDIA's developers to finally implement RandR 1.2+ support within their binary driver.

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    old age! thanks! (and neat!)

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