xorg-server 1.7.7

Gary Jennejohn gljennjohn at googlemail.com
Mon Nov 8 18:24:26 UTC 2010

On Mon, 08 Nov 2010 19:22:22 +0200
Andriy Gapon <avg at icyb.net.ua> wrote:

> on 08/11/2010 19:17 Christof Schulze said the following:
> > Hi,
> > 
> >>>> 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?
> > more than just laborious. It will break at least the Intel driver as 
> > intel is now GEM only which is not available on FreeBSD yet.
> What exactly will break this?
> Do you mean xorg-server-1.7.7 *requires* newer version of xf86-video-intel than
> what we have now in the ports?
> Because I don't have such an impression.

AFAIK the server version has no relevance to problems caused by
Linux-centric driver development.

I installed 1.7.7. on September 29th and didn't need to touch the
installed (admittedly radeon) graphics driver.

Gary Jennejohn

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