xkeyboard-config and modular release

Alan Coopersmith Alan.Coopersmith at Sun.COM
Sat Apr 16 20:19:35 PDT 2005

Sergey Udaltsov wrote:
> Tonight there was discussion on IRC regarding the integration process
> for xkeyboard-config. Talking about the porting to the monolythic
> tree, some points were mentioned:
> 1. New dependency in the build process - intltool

Which in turn brings in it's own dependencies, since last I checked,
intltool was incompatible with non-GNU versions of xgettext.

> 2. Potential problems with xorg.conf for many users
> 3. Full compatibility with the current X.Org code (server, xkbcomp, setxkbmap)

How many users will be broken?   Why is it a good idea to break 
compatibility?   Why is it not a better idea to simply continue
to ship the working files we have and not break things for our users?

	-Alan Coopersmith-           alan.coopersmith at sun.com
	 Sun Microsystems, Inc. - X Window System Engineering

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