X.Org 7.0 port?

Yuan, Jue yuanjue02 at gmail.com
Thu May 4 02:54:13 UTC 2006

On Thursday 04 May 2006 04:03, Mark Linimon wrote:
> On Wed, May 03, 2006 at 10:47:43AM -0600, Lyndon Nerenberg wrote:
> > X.Org 7 adds no new functionality (it's identical to 6.9, other than the
> > source layout and config/build system).  Nobody in their right mind is
> > going to expend the hours required to port this for no net gain.
> Fortunately, the FreeBSD committers that work on our X servers are not
> in their right minds :-)
> Work on on creating individual ports and testing the results has been
> going on in the background.  When that's sufficiently mature, we need
> to try a complete build of a ports tree with whatever changes are
> necessary to the other infrastructure to support this.  After that, we
> can do the commits.
Glad to hear that ;-)

> As other posters have pointed out, ATM there would be no net gain. 
> However, this work does need to happen so that there can be future
> progress.

That is what I think. Good luck in the porting progress :-)

Best Regards
Yuan, Jue @ www.yuanjue.net

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