Is xgl considered dead?

Donnie Berkholz dberkholz at
Fri Apr 13 13:22:22 PDT 2007

David Reveman wrote:
> Xgl with xglx backend was never supposed to be a final solution but it
> works well for a lot of people as a replacement for just running the
> xorg server and it's awesome for development/debugging/testing of xgl
> architecture and OpenGL drivers. I don't see any good reason why you
> shouldn't included it in gentoo, especially once it's merged into head.

Thanks, David. I've basically been waiting for it to get merged to 
master and pushed out in an xorg-server release. But I wasn't sure 
whether that was going to ever happen or whether only glucose would end 
up in master. It's good to hear something from you on this.


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