Finishing the X11R7.5 katamari

Dan Nicholson dbn.lists at
Sat Oct 3 08:52:43 PDT 2009

On Fri, Oct 2, 2009 at 7:15 PM, Alan Coopersmith
<Alan.Coopersmith at> wrote:
> 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 system.

That was basically it. xinit was still in and I mentioned that there
could be a problem because half the apps being run in the default
xinitrc had been removed from the katamari. Ajax solved that problem
by removing xinit from the katamari. :)


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