[Call for Testing] X.org 7.5 for FreeBSD

Niclas Zeising niclas.zeising at gmail.com
Thu Mar 11 14:32:29 UTC 2010

On 2010-03-11 14:44, Martin Wilke wrote:
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> Call for Testing Xorg 7.5
> Howdy!
> We're happy to announce that Xorg 7.5 is ready
> for public testing.
> The ATI and Intel drivers were patched to work with
> the new server, please report any problems to us!
> The drivers for Vesa, NV and NVIDIA have been tested
> thoroughfully and seem to work fine.
> A note to FreeBSD 6.X users: Unfortunately you'll have
> to compile gcc 4.2+ first because the X.org Team doesn't
> support gcc 3.X longer, We're strongly recommand you to
> update your System to 7.X or above.
> Please take a look on our Wikipage. There you can find
> the svn repo to checkout X.org ports.
> http://wiki.freebsd.org/ModularXorg/7.5
> A small merge script to merge the svn checkout into the real
> portstree could be found here:
> http://people.freebsd.org/~miwi/xorg/xorgmerge
> The script is a modified version of the kdemerge script.
> Please set the KDEDIR variable to the path of your X.org
> ports.
> After merging please try
> portupgrade -af \*
> portmaster -af
> Please report any problems and issus to x11 (at) FreeBSD.org.
> Thanks to beat@, rnoland@, fluffy@ for their help.
> Happy Updating!

I'll get my laptop up to shape during the weekend I hope so I can give 
it a spin! Great work all of you!

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