[Techteam] 12.1.0 devel build 1 released, for XO-1.5 and XO-1

Martin Langhoff martin at laptop.org
Mon Nov 7 09:32:16 EST 2011

On Mon, Nov 7, 2011 at 9:26 AM, Peter Robinson <pbrobinson at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 7, 2011 at 2:21 PM, Martin Langhoff <martin at laptop.org> wrote:
>> Excellent! Thanks for this!
>> I am pretty worried with the removal of gnome fallback -- I can't see
>> sw rendering being usable on XO-1, and probably a lot of magic will be
>> required for a bearable user experience on XO-1.5.
> I don't think its the case for F17, but likely will be in the future.

Hmmm, ajax and Adam Williamson are talking about rawhide. Rawhide
hasn't forked for F17, so when I read:

On Thu, Nov 3, 2011 at 5:57 PM, Adam Jackson <ajax at redhat.com> wrote:
> As of tomorrow's rawhide [1], gnome-session will no longer treat
> llvmpipe as an unsupported driver.  This means gnome-shell will run even
> on hardware without a native 3D driver, including virt guests.

I read "it's coming to F17". No maybes; unless we organize a big
browhaha on fedora-devel, file tearful bugs, and generally stage a
drama about this to lobby for a reversal.

Not my style really.

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