HEADSUP: X.Org conversion

Vulpes Velox v.velox at vvelox.net
Fri Jul 23 17:12:01 PDT 2004

On Fri, 23 Jul 2004 16:31:09 -0500
Eric Anderson <anderson at centtech.com> wrote:

> Eric Anholt wrote:
> >OK, the final version of the X.Org conversion patch has hit the
> >tree. No ports appear to be broken by the upgrade at this time. 
> >X.Org has been made the default X distribution on -current.  Other
> >versions of FreeBSD retain the same default X distribution
> >(XFree86) but can upgrade by setting X_WINDOW_SYSTEM=xorg in
> >/etc/make.conf.
> >
> Sorry if I'm in the stone age here, but I why is this better than 
> XFree86?  Just curious.

Other than it includes a few bug fixes and a proper acecad driver, it
is not.

As of currently it is just talk and what will happen with X.org and
XFree86 are still up in the air.

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