Re: xserver-xorg 7.3 or 7.4?
On Wed, 2008-04-16 at 11:02 +0200, Ralf Saalmüller wrote:
> I tried some linux distros lately and liked the way xorg works. No
> hassle with the PowerBook 1440x960 tft and even no problem with the
> second tft. But there were some things I don't like, that's why I
> like to stick to debian.
> But for the benefit of xorg 7.3 and the xorg server 1.4, which is not
> exactly brand new, I found that debian testing (lenny) still uses the
> xorg release 7.2 with the server version 1.3. I don't like that
> version at all having problems on every computer like wrong
> resolutions from scratch and being unable to get the best resolutions
> on the external tft (1680x1050) or the emac (1280x1024).
> Any idea when this outdated xorg version will be replaced in lenny?
The debian-x mailing list would have been more appropriate for this
In a nutshell, xorg-server 1.4 hasn't migrated to testing because it's
considered buggier than 1.3 overall, mostly due to input related
regressions. It's available in sid though.
Earthling Michel Dänzer | http://tungstengraphics.com
Libre software enthusiast | Debian, X and DRI developer