Branching libXfont 1.4 & 1.5
jcristau at debian.org
Tue Apr 22 08:11:38 PDT 2014
On Sun, Apr 20, 2014 at 19:17:58 -0700, Alan Coopersmith wrote:
> I've reproduced this here as well. Here's my proposal to handle this
> incompatible change:
> - make a libXfont-1.4-branch to use for stable releases to get bug fixes
> to users of xorg-server-1.15 and older. It's configure.ac will
> require fontsproto < 2.1.3 for compatibility. It will have everything
> in the current git master branch except for Keith's commit that
> constified the arguments to CacheFontPattern & FindCachedFontPattern.
> I've got some bug fixes that need to go into this branch soon, then
> I'll cut a 1.4.8 off it.
> - update the version in the master branch to 18.104.22.168 for now, with a
> RC once we get patches in for at least:
> - the cygwin/mingw patch in http://patchwork.freedesktop.org/patch/23708/
> - the configure.ac patch I just posted for fontsproto >= 2.13
> - making --disable-snfformat the default, as warned in the README
> The goal will be to have libXfont 1.5.0 ready for xorg-server-1.16.0.
Sounds good. Thanks!
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