xorg-server 1.7.7

Andriy Gapon avg at icyb.net.ua
Mon Nov 8 16:06:46 UTC 2010

on 08/11/2010 17:52 Alexey Shuvaev said the following:
> On Mon, Nov 08, 2010 at 05:11:41PM +0200, Andriy Gapon wrote:
>> on 08/11/2010 17:03 Alexey Shuvaev said the following:
>>> On Mon, Nov 08, 2010 at 11:22:37AM +0200, Andriy Gapon wrote:
>>>> Can we update xorg-server to 1.7.7, the latest version on 1.7 branch?
>>>> It looks like that would require only changing the version
>>>> and regenerating the
>>>> checksums.
>>> Seems to be not so trivial. Look at this thread:
>>> http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-ports/2010-May/061141.html
>>> Since miwi@ and rnoland@ seem to be busy at moment there is a need for
>>> the maintainer of ALL of the xorg-* ports (and not only the single ones,
>>> like xorg-server, etc.). Someone with enough time, motivation (hardware,
>>> programming foo in this area...)
>> Oh, forgot a need to simply bump port revisions of all xorg driver ports.
>> That's perhaps a little bit laborious, but doesn't require any special skills.
>> Or did you have something else in mind?
> Well, I'm successfully running xorg-server-1.7.7 since May without
> doing anything else to other xorg-related ports:
> xorg-server-1.7.7,1                 >   succeeds index (index has 1.7.5,1)
> but it could be just a matter of luck :)

Me too :-)
But I think that I did have to rebuild xorg drivers that I use because they
refused to load after xorg-server upgrade.
But perhaps I misremember my experiment with 1.8.2 or 1.9.2.

> I mean this (from rnolad):
> "I have an update to 1.7.7 queued up in my tree along with an updated 
> pixman.  It is a little tedious as all of the server based ports need to 
> be updated and drivers need PORTREVISION bumps.  I'll try and get it 
> committed in the next couple of days though."
> He mentions update (not just PORTREVISION bump) of pixman and other
> server-based ports. I have some vague insight into what he means,
> but I'd say it should be done by a person more familiar (than me) with xorg
> infrastucture with all its interdependencies.

Well, I think that those were meant as bonuses, not as requirements.

Andriy Gapon

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