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[Lcdproc] newbie question

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  • From: ethan.dicks at (Ethan Dicks)
  • Subject: [Lcdproc] newbie question
  • Date: Wed, 25 Feb 2009 14:06:21 -0500

On Wed, Feb 25, 2009 at 2:01 PM, Markus Dolze <bsdfan at>
> Larson, Timothy E. wrote:
>> Markus wrote:
>>> The changelog since 0.5.2 has grown large. Usually you receive the
>>> latest code directly from CVS or by using a 'nightly current build' from
>> Cutting a release would be useful, though. ?Getting development snapshots
>> into NetBSD's pkgsrc is not usually done. ?Having a version that is
>> considered release quality would help.
> The same goes for FreeBSD. And it is the reason why I currently don't commit
> new drivers, but fixes only.

I'm all in favor of fixes, but I'd like to see the project get caught
up to the point of new drivers (since I just wrote one).

> We still have problems with the MtxOrb and Crystalfontz drivers I would like
> to see resolved before making a release.

Very much agreed. The MtxOrb.c that ships with 0.5.2 is really
broken. I've lost count of the number of folks I've helped in the
past two years.


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