Intel and XMir

Reverting a patch, at least one that isn't causing a bug or regression, is often controversial. Normally, the patch has been technically vetted before it was merged, so there is—or can be—a non-technical reason behind its removal. That is the case with the recent reversion of a patch to add XMir support to the Intel video driver. As might be guessed, rejecting support for the X compatibility layer of the Mir display server resulted in a loud hue and cry—with conspiracy theories aplenty.

Subscribers can click below to read the whole article from this week's edition.

Read more at LWN





Subscribe to Comments Feed

Who we are ?

The Linux Foundation is a non-profit consortium dedicated to the growth of Linux.

More About the foundation...

Frequent Questions

Join / Linux Training / Board