[BLFS Trac] #1973: Do we still need XFree86 in the book?

BLFS Trac trac at linuxfromscratch.org
Sun May 14 06:42:35 PDT 2006


#1973: Do we still need XFree86 in the book?
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 Reporter:  andy at linuxfromscratch.org  |        Owner:  blfs-book at linuxfromscratch.org
     Type:  defect                     |       Status:  new                           
 Priority:  normal                     |    Milestone:  future                        
Component:  BOOK                       |      Version:  SVN                           
 Severity:  normal                     |   Resolution:                                
 Keywords:                             |  
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Comment (by randy at linuxfromscratch.org):

 It is now more crucial than ever that XFree is kept in the book.
 Reason 4 below is why I say this.

 1. There is a brand new release out. It shows the package is still
 maintained.

 2. The existing instructions work, and don't require any Editor
 maintenance.

 3. It is a credible package, that works, and there is still a
 user base.

 4. As soon as Xorg goes to 7.1, we'll drop Xorg6.9 from the book.
 XFree would then be the choice for users who don't wish to go
 through the modular build hassle.

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