[MPlayer-dev-eng] Fw: [MPlayer-users] Minor conflict in mga_vid driver
ruben at ugr.es
Tue Jul 1 13:02:16 CEST 2003
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Dominik Mierzejewski wrote:
> On Monday, 30 June 2003, Attila Kinali wrote:
>>Looks like the next round of RH specific bugs is
>>gonna to start. :(
> Old news. I've known about it for over a month now. Looks like RH patched
> their 2.4.20 kernel with some 2.5.x(?) stuff. I don't use distro kernels on
> my workstation (only on my servers), so I never came across this problem on
> my own. I didn't feel too compelled to fix this so far, but if more of these
> start coming in, I just might. :P Unless, of course, someone beats me to it.
> The provided patch is of course valid only for RedHat distro kernel 2.4.20,
> not the vanilla one. Oh, well. I might include something like this in the
> RPM, where I can apply the patch or not, depending on whether we're building
> with vanilla kernel or not.
I don't think this is worth it. Just add in the docs that if you have a
strange kernel it might not compile, and to get a vanilla tree.
The idea is that if you need a strange kernel, you know what you are
doing and can patch mplayer yourself.
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