XOrg XOrg7

Kok, Auke sofar at foo-projects.org
Wed Mar 14 15:57:13 CET 2007

Dennis Veatch wrote:
> On Wednesday 14 March 2007 08:35:36 am Samuel Verstraete wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I'd like to continue the removal of XOrg from moonbase...
>> This removal should only be completed within a few years if you ask me
>> but i'd like to start with renaming the XOrg module to XOrg-deprecated.
>> I know Terry and Stefan will not agree with me on this, but XOrg
>> truly is deprecated. I know it still works but still... no bug fixes,
>> no new "fancy" features (yeah i know you don't want them), no upgrades,
>> no support from the X.org guys themselves...
> Yeah, it still works now.... but frankly, I'm of the mind if there really 
> isn't going to be any upgrades or support from the Xorg folks, then send the 
> whole kit and caboodle to deleted-modules.


>> Another thing i'd like to add are 2 aliases...
>> 1. %GL mesa-lib NVIDIA XOrg
>> 2. %GLU mesa-lib mesa-glu XOrg
> I am neutral on this.

I'm against it. Don't provide 2 exclusive methods to solve a problem. Deleting 
XOrg is the better solution, so lets explore that first.


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