LCA: Two talks on the state of X
Posted Feb 8, 2008 20:46 UTC (Fri) by flewellyn
Parent article: LCA: Two talks on the state of X
The only problem I see with moving the low-level graphics mode setting stuff into the kernel, is that it makes X less portable. If X depends on kernel drivers, then the kernel of any OS that wants to run X will have to have those drivers, or something similar that talks the same interface.
I don't see this being a huge issue with the BSDs, or with OpenSolaris: just write the kernel code, BSD license it, and port it over to each kernel. But what about other platforms?
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