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Old 25th May 2009
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Originally Posted by adamk View Post
phoenix, according to one of the most active developers of the radeon drivers...

"If the XAA/EXA switch is any indication, we're talking about four or five years before making it(1) the default, and probably another five years before it(2) gets ripped out."

(1) KMS
(2) Modesetting in the Xorg DDX.

I can't comment on modesetting for the intel drivers, but it doesn't look like radeon users have anything to worry about for quite a while.
Good to know. But, who knows what kinds of weird changes will be pushed into X in the next 5 years.

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