Xorg version

Randy McMurchy randy at linuxfromscratch.org
Wed Jul 29 14:43:51 PDT 2009


Guy Dalziel wrote these words on 07/29/09 16:31 CST:

> The reason I ask is because I didn't find 7.4 incredibly stable. I've
> built X exactly as specified before and it crashed when I loaded it up.
> Xorg server 1.6, however - or pre-7.5, rather - was very stable, and
> worked as advertised.

Well, Dan had a real good handle on X, as does D.J. We'll have to hope
D.J. can provide you some answers to your instability. We've really had
no reports of instability that I can remember.


> To be honest I didn't even realise that Xorg
> bothered with "releases" anymore, I figured you just grab the latest of
> everything and hope it works.

That is how I thought you got in trouble. At least that is what I
remember Dan and D.J. always saying.

-- 
Randy

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