Any idea when Xorg 7.0's coming to FBSD?
nikolas.britton at gmail.com
Fri Feb 3 01:38:31 PST 2006
On 2/3/06, Stijn Hoop <stijn at win.tue.nl> wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 03, 2006 at 08:53:01AM +0100, Björn König wrote:
> > Garrett Cooper schrieb:
> > > Erm, unless 6.9 is modular (which I didn't think was the case), there
> > > should be a noticeable difference.
> > The noticeable difference is that 7.0 takes much more time to compile
> > all in all because of its modularity. A German magazine tested both: 6.9
> > took 19 minutes and 7.0 75 minutes on their dual Opteron 246 machine
> > with 2 GB RAM (source: iX 1/2006).
> Heh :-)
> But the advantage *should* be that you don't need to recompile all of
> that every major upgrade. I don't know what will become of that ideal
> though, only time will tell I guess.
That's the one of the thing I hate about big ports. You build say
X.org 6.8.0, next week it's X.org 6.8.0_1 arrgg! Don't get me started
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