Q: state of the X (as related to fbsd).
eta at lclark.edu
Mon Jul 5 14:37:19 PDT 2004
On Mon, 2004-07-05 at 14:27, Dejan Lesjak wrote:
> On Monday 05 of July 2004 12:55, Klaus Robert Suetterlin wrote:
> > Dear Dejan Lasjak,
> > thanks for abusing this thread, to provide some in depth insight
> > on the ports part of the story. Please allow me to abuse this to
> > jump at You with more questions.
> > Do I understand You correctly that:
> > 1) Soon (before end of July) ports will have a system that allows
> > to use either X.org or XFree86, at users choice.
> > 2) Soon (before end of July) dri will get updated in ports.
> > 3) Soon (before end of July) Xfree86-4-clients gets a patch that
> > repairs xdm under FreeBSD-4.10.
> > 4) Soon (see above) XFree86 will get upgraded to 4.4(.0).
> > 5) There is no need for helping hands, as the most competent persons
> > are already working their ass off to get everything done right (tm).
> > Regards, Robert S.
> The users choice between XFree86 and X.Org will be possible with the patch
> Eric Anholt posted in thread "dependency fixing for xorg stuff".
> The patch for xdm should be there when XFree86 ports are upgraded to 4.4.
> As for when will this happen, I would really rather not try to guess.
> And I'm sure I'm not alone in thinking that there's always need for helping
> hands :)
> Although these answers are probably not entirely what you were hoping for,
> it's more or less all I can sayright now. Perhaps someone else can correct me
> and/or add something to this.
It sounds like Mark Linimon has stepped up to help push the XFree86 4.4
ports through bento testing and commit, so it should be soon now.
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