Question about downloading modules

Daniel Stone daniel at
Sun Apr 1 10:46:22 PDT 2007

On Sun, Apr 01, 2007 at 01:32:25PM -0400, Jon Grosshart wrote:
> Greets all. Just trying to wrap my head around how the download server is
> set up. Sorry if this list is for technical problems only...
> Am I correct in thinking that I grab all the modules from the above link AND
> THEN look in:
> for anything that is left over? (things that haven't been updated recently?)
> Just trying to figure out where to look for the remaining modules that
> aren't found in X11R7.2.. There will be a few missing modules, correct?

As I understand it, src/everything contains, well, everything.
src/update contains only the modules that have been updated since R7.1.
So if you really want to build _everything_ for some reason, then get
all the modules from src/everything.

> Should I bypass looking in X11R7.0 for left overs and just grab the missing
> modules from individual? The most recent ones? Or will I run into problems
> by grabbing a version from individual that is meant for 'development'?

You may run into some problems there, yes.

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