xorg-server 1.7.7

Beat Gaetzi beat at FreeBSD.org
Mon Nov 15 16:45:21 UTC 2010

On 14.11.2010 22:00, Kris Moore wrote:
> On Sun 14/11/10  3:44 PM , Anonymous <swell.k at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Kris Moore  writes:
>>> On Sun, Nov 14, 2010 at 12:24:44PM -0700, Warren Block wrote:
>>>> On Sun, 14 Nov 2010, Andriy Gapon wrote:
>>>>> 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
>>>>> resources.
>>>> It would depend on how compatible the newer server is with the
>> existing 
>>>> xorg ports.  But sure, go with the newest one that still works.
>>>> If these ports are too shaky for normal users, they wouldn't even
>> have 
>>>> to go in the tree.  Put them on a web page somewhere.  But this
>> would 
>>>> ast least allow a wider range of testing.
>>> Does the xorg porting team have a repo somewhere for port work, ala
>> area51
>>> for KDE4? If not, would setting one up be of interest to people
>> here? That 
>>> probably be a service we could easily provide, since we are
>> particularly
>>> attached to having a working Xorg ;)
>> It has one
>> http://wiki.freebsd.org/ModularXorg/7.5
>> Not sure about previous major updates. With history scattered across
>> several development repos[*] it can be quite hard to track.
>> [*] no one uses branches in ports tree (shuns CVS?)
> Are those SVN services still in use? Looking at the http links on that page I assumed it was old and no longer usable. 

The server and the repository is still available but nobody is using it
at the moment. So I forgot to update the configuration for the xorg-dev
repo with the last server update. This should be fixed now.


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