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Old 07-25-06, 07:25 PM   #6
gilboa
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Default Re: X11R7.1 about to enter FC5-updates. Driver support?

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Originally Posted by netllama
Sorry, I missed that there was further discussion in the thread about the release schedule. I'm afraid that I can't comment on the NVIDIA driver schedule, however I can say that it doesn't directly align with any specific distribution's release plans.

Thanks,
Lonni
I understand.
As I commented in the actual ML thread, Fedora releases must not be forced to align itself with nVidia's schedule. The reverse is also true for nVidia. (Read: nVidia should not be accountable for Fedora's release schedule)

Having said all that, the 7.1's release was immanent when 87.62 was released; It would have been wise to consider delaying the 87.62 release, and make it 7.1 compatible.

As for the release schedule, I doubt that this is a nVidia vs. Fedora issue. I'd venture to guess that other major distribution will soon follow Fedora's footsteps and switch to 7.1 breaking world + dog.
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