Harold L Hunt II wrote:
I have never subscribed to this mailing list before, but it looks like
this is where the real business of Cygwin takes place. I started
reading the archives of the 1.5.0/1 discussion today and realized that
some other people might be waiting for me to release an updated build of
XFree86 for 1.5.0/1. In any case, if I don't start working out the
kinks of such a rebuild I will probably never get it right.
Just wanted to drop a heads-up here that I will be starting work on this
shortly. I am now subscribed to the list, so you can reach me here or
on cygwin-xfree with questions/suggestions.
I would suggest starting with XFree86-bin, since this contains all the
libraries, right? Once the libraries are released, other people can
start compiling XFree86 packages for 1.5.x (or their own X apps). The
actual apps can come along piecemeal after that, I think.
I don't think X apps compiled with 1.5.1 against the old 1.3.x X
libraries will work.
But, I am not a Cygwin expert (IANACE), so hopefully others on this list
will correct me if needed.