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Re: XFree86 Build for 1.5.0/1
- From: David Rothenberger <daveroth at acm dot org>
- To: cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com
- Date: Tue, 29 Jul 2003 13:03:33 -0700
- Subject: Re: XFree86 Build for 1.5.0/1
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- Reply-to: cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com
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.