[ros-dev] ReactOS August and September Meeting Minutes

Alex Ionescu ionucu at videotron.ca
Tue Oct 4 05:27:07 UTC 2011


I have yet to see video cards that only have WDDM drivers.

Best regards,
Alex Ionescu


On Tue, Oct 4, 2011 at 12:50 AM, dmex <dmex04 at gmail.com> wrote:

> WDDM drivers require Vista+****
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> *From:* ros-dev-bounces at reactos.org [mailto:ros-dev-bounces at reactos.org] *On
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> I have yet to see drivers/hardware that requires Vista+.****
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> Best regards,
> Alex Ionescu
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> On Mon, Oct 3, 2011 at 1:23 PM, Bernd Blaauw <bblaauw at home.nl> wrote:****
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> Op 3-10-2011 19:01, Zachary Gorden schreef:****
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> kernel target.  With these considerations, the project has decided to
> set both the user and kernel targets to Windows 2003.  Dependency on
> Wine for many user mode libraries actually complicates this, as Wine has
> been adding Vista and later APIs without proper segregation and the
> developers will need to figure out how to deal with this in the long run.*
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> Limiting things to 2003 might work, with the exception of DirectX, hardware
> drivers and silly stuff like UEFI and GPT
> [ http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/hardware/gg463525.aspx ].
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> In other words you'll get in trouble as people want to test ReactOS against
> their own (modern) hardware system (due to drivers focusing on Vista/7/8),
> and see if ReactOS can run their games.
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> Nonetheless, good thing you lot are able to make up your mind and sticking
> to a argumented majority decision.
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> thanks for the minutes.
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