cvs commit: doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/x11 chapter.sgml

Giorgos Keramidas keramida at ceid.upatras.gr
Sat Jun 30 15:12:46 UTC 2007


On 2007-06-28 07:36, Marc Fonvieille <blackend at freebsd.org> wrote:
>On Wed, Jun 27, 2007 at 10:13:13PM +0200, Remko Lodder wrote:
>>
>> Packages aren't always up to date as well; 7.2 was released and is
>> supported by 5.5 and 6.2. Because the generic installation won't work
>> we should document on the page that for 5.5 and 6.2 you need an up to
>> date ports tree and install xorg 7.2. via that way). I think it would be
>> unwise to tell that 6.3 and 7.0 (for that matter) are the first ones
>> that support xorg 7.2 because that aint true (yes the default
>> installation might include some version of 7.2 in those versions).
>
> I'm not talking about that.
>
>> Anyway; as said thanks for replying you DO have a point but I think
>> that we then should add more documentation to warn people instead
>> of changing the releases for it.
>
> Let's try to sum up in another way my thoughts: with the current change
> (s/X11R6/local/ path) some instructions provided in the Handbook will
> not work for people using something else than recent packages or ports.
> These people exist we can't ignore them, so we have to tell them that
> the path changed or is different for the previous versions of Xorg.

We should probably add a note, but it is probably worth noting that the
release CD-ROMs also contain a version of doc/ which was built at the
time of the release.  Only the online version is the one which contains
a mismatch :)



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