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Re: rawhide report: 20060709 changes



On Mon, 2006-07-10 at 09:50 -0400, Adam Jackson wrote:
> Arjan van de Ven wrote:
> > On Mon, 2006-07-10 at 07:55 -0500, Matt Domsch wrote:
> >> On Sun, Jul 09, 2006 at 05:43:11PM +0200, Nicolas Mailhot wrote:
> >>> Ok, with manual ugly tweaking (I don't know python) I generated the list
> >>> I think the python script was confused by the " " in the monitor names
> >> Did you actually change the python app?  If so, please send me the
> >> patch you used. I'll look into quote escapes too.
> > 
> > btw is someone looking at a "please insert the CD that came with your
> > display" application that then mounts the CD, scans it for .inf files,
> > imports those into the system and then unmounts the cd?
> > (and maybe optionally sends the imported files to bugzilla ??? ;-)
> > 
> > Would be nice for novice users to get their monitor to work by doing
> > what they expect.. eg put in the cd that came with it.
> 
> I'm working on making it unnecessary.  Would be useful for people with 
> broken hardware that can't DDC though.
> 
> At this point the only reason we should need the monitors database at 
> all is for pretty names in s-c-d.  We should be taking nearly full 
> advantage of EDID info in the X server now.  Right now it's mostly a 
> matter of making s-c-d aware of this.

Not only broken hardware, I have 3 monitors connected through RGBhv coax
instead of the regular 15-pin VGA connector (Due to image quality at a
15m cable run at 1920x1440). Logically this excludes all DDC 
communications.

-HK


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