cvs commit: doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/x11 chapter.sgml
blackend at FreeBSD.org
Wed Jun 27 20:08:03 UTC 2007
On Wed, Jun 27, 2007 at 09:53:36PM +0200, Remko Lodder wrote:
> >>> I see one problem with this change and the first sentence of the
> >>> Handbook:
> >>> "Welcome to FreeBSD! This handbook covers the installation and day to
> >>> day use of FreeBSD 5.5-RELEASE and FreeBSD 6.2-RELEASE."
> >>> I think we should wait for new releases directly supporting Xorg 7.2
> >>> before attempting to update this chapter, this will avoid problems for
> >>> the newcomers to FreeBSD.
> >> The versions mentioned support Xorg 7.2, we should not lie about them,
> >> but your opinion is denoted, thanks for that.
> > My opinion does not count, the only thing that counts is the fact that
> > if one installs FreeBSD 5.5-RELEASE or FreeBSD 6.2-RELEASE via the
> > CD/DVD/ISO and use the packages from these supports there will be a
> > problem with what is now written in the Handbook.
> ports are never up to date in whatever release, if this is a problem
> we should add a note about this instead of hiding the fact.
Ports? I never talked about ports. I just meant someone that installs a
FreeBSD 6.2-RELEASE from CD (which is the way most of non-experts use)
and installs all his applications and of course X11 from the packages
available on these CDs, then the informations for the fonts or xdm will be
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