Finishing the X11R7.5 katamari
gene.heskett at verizon.net
Sat Oct 3 06:13:57 PDT 2009
On Saturday 03 October 2009, Mark Kettenis wrote:
>> Date: Fri, 02 Oct 2009 19:15:12 -0700
>> From: Alan Coopersmith <Alan.Coopersmith at Sun.COM>
>> Jeremy Huddleston wrote:
>> >> If anyone disagrees with these, or the module versions listed as being
>> >> a stable, X11R7.5-compatible version that should be included in the
>> >> katamari,
>> >> now is the time to speak, as at the rate we're going, we should have
>> >> the X11R7.5 release finished by this time next week.
>> >> ...
>> >> xineramaproto 1.1.2 1.2
>> >> xinput 1.3.0 *
>> > xinit seems to be omitted... and it could use a bump too.
>> xinit was not on the X11R7.4 katamari modules list, but is on my list of
>> modules needing a release made. I'm not sure why it was removed -
>> perhaps because the expectation is most users get X11 started via a
>> display manager like gdm/kdm now? Though that wouldn't apply to Cygwin
>> & MacOS X users, so xinit would seem to be a core part of their window
>I still use xinit/startx to start X, and very much *do* consider it to
>be an essential part of X.
+1000, Amen and hip hip hooray. I have never started X any other way, and
consider it the only safe way to get a gui.
Please do NOT remove that. Ever.
IMO 7.5 will be broken horribly if its not included.
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