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

Yaakov (Cygwin/X) yselkowitz at users.sourceforge.net
Thu Mar 29 02:16:13 PDT 2012

On 2012-03-26 23:09, Jamey Sharp wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 26, 2012 at 6:31 PM, Yaakov (Cygwin/X) wrote:
>> 1. Will Xorg even work on Cygwin/MinGW?  (I would ask the same of OS X, but
>> as the Xquartz maintainer I suppose you know what you are doing.) Even if it
>> does, I see already it would take some serious patching to build due to the
>> module-based architecture, which I would be willing to work on.
> Ah, that's a good point. Jeremy took care of the issues with running
> Xorg on OS X during the 1.12 cycle, but that needs to happen for
> Windows too. I'm hopeful that at least some of the work he did will
> make that job easier.

I've already got a patchset for Cygwin.  As for MinGW, while many of the 
buildsystem issues are the same, there's the question of porting the 
code (loader and posix_tty jump to mind).


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