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

Jamey Sharp jamey at minilop.net
Mon Mar 26 20:21:55 PDT 2012

On Mon, Mar 26, 2012 at 6:01 PM, Alan Coopersmith
<alan.coopersmith at oracle.com> wrote:
> On 03/26/12 04:13 PM, Jeremy Huddleston wrote:
>> These need to die.  This removes 30K lines of code from xorg-server.  It must be good!
>> Most functionality of these servers can be provide by Xorg with either the nested or dummy video driver.  If someone really misses functionality, we should fix that deficiency in hw/xfree86, xf86-video-dummy, or xf86-video-nested.  Also, there's nothing stopping anyone from using older server versions if they still need these DDXs.
> The giant blocker from my point of view is that by just deleting them, you've
> made it impossible for non-root users to run them, since Xorg only reads config
> files from system directories when run as a root user.

I'm glad to hear you have no objections: this is all fixed in 1.12. See



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