[PULL to discuss] Remove kdrive, Xnest, and Xvfb

Jamey Sharp jamey at minilop.net
Mon Mar 26 16:55:16 PDT 2012

2012/3/26 Sérgio Basto <sergio at serjux.com>:
> in other day I saw /usr/bin/xvfb-run is in use on building
> miro-4.0.6-2.fc16
> how we test X in a server without displays ?

Use xf86-video-dummy with the Xorg DDX.

> I use
> /usr/bin/Xvfb
> Xvfb :1 -fbdir /var/tmp/
> export DISPLAY=:1
> sdl-gnash  --screenshot 0 --screenshot-file $IMG.tmp -r1 -t1 $SWF
> kind of a flash ripper .

xf86-video-dummy doesn't have an equivalent to -fbdir, but it looks
like you aren't actually making use of the mmap'd framebuffer in
/var/tmp/. So this case should work just fine with xf86-video-dummy
today as well.


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