Wrapping up 7.4 (finally)

Adam Jackson ajax at nwnk.net
Thu Jun 12 07:24:55 PDT 2008

On Wed, 2008-06-11 at 22:01 -0700, Jeremy Huddleston wrote:
> On Jun 11, 2008, at 14:26, Alan Coopersmith wrote:
> > Adam Jackson wrote:
> >> After that, it's just about publishing the module list and sending
> >> release announcements.
> >
> > Michael Verret & I have been trying to keep the new modules list on
> > http://www.x.org/wiki/Releases/7.4 up to date.   If anyone has  
> > released
> > a new version they think should be in 7.4, it would be good to make  
> > sure
> > it's there.
> >
> > So far, there's only a couple module releases I've been purposely
> > excluding - I assumed xproto-7.0.13 & xextproto-7.0.3 were 7.5 bound
> > with the MPX changes, so didn't list them.

I think those would actually be safe to include, though not strictly
necessary.  However...

> You also list OSX support on the 7.4 list, but I don't think we're  
> going to have a working Xquartz based on the 1.5 server any time in  
> the next 2 months.  There are some odd issues that I haven't had time  
> to focus on (intending first to push out a release based on the 1.4  
> branch which is working very well now).  How do you want to handle that?
> If you want to actually claim OSX support with X11R7.4, then we  
> actually need the following:
> xproto-7.0.13
> roll a new release from xtrans head
> mention that the Xquartz server for X11R7.4 is actually xorg- 
> server-1.4.2-appleXX

I'm willing to try for OSX support in a server 1.5.1 release, if you
like?  There'll assuredly be some fixes post-1.5 anyway.

> Additionally, we should probably roll a new release of xinit to fix a  
> brown-bag issue with xserverrc that I committed a fix to (yes, I  
> committed the breakage as well).

Noted.  I'll push that out today.

- ajax

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