xorg-server 1.7.7

Andriy Gapon avg at icyb.net.ua
Sun Nov 14 16:41:04 UTC 2010

on 14/11/2010 18:18 Warren Block said the following:
> On Sat, 13 Nov 2010, Andriy Gapon wrote:
>> I agree, but I am not sure how in the ports land we do an application testing in
>> general.  That is, I am sure there will be a lot of testers if the port update
>> is actually committed :-) but I am not sure how to test it in advance (given all
>> the possible hardware and software configurations).
> Why not just create a new xorg-server177 or xorg-server-devel port as has been
> done with other ports?

Would it be really worth it?
1.7.7 is just couple of minor releases ahead of what we have now and the latest
_release_ is 1.9.2.
So, xorg-server-devel for 1.9.2 - that would make sense for my taste.
xorg-server-devel for 1.7.7 - just an overcautiousness and, IMO, a waste of

> Assuming no other dependencies, or at least a clear list of what to rebuild in
> the pkg-message, it would allow people to test the new xorg-server and easily
> revert to the old one if needed.  Mesa, too... and what was the other port
> talked about recently... libdrm?

Andriy Gapon

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