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

BLFS Trac trac at linuxfromscratch.org
Mon May 15 17:11:44 PDT 2006

#1973: Do we still need XFree86 in the book?
 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:                             |  
Comment (by dj at linuxfromscratch.org):

 Sorry Andy, but I must disagree, citing points 1,2, and 3 above from
 Randy.  4 I'm not so sure about, but it's not relavent to this bug.  I've
 not really cared about this one in the past, then a new release appeared.
 As I see it right now, there is no reason to remove XFree86.  It's been
 updated to the latest version already, the instructions rarely change, and
 the maintainers are still present and active.  If a new version comes out,
 or a major security flaw is discovered, *and* if no editors want to update
 it, then It can be removed at that time.  But for now, I feel that it is a
 working package that shouldn't have much of a maintenance burden.

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