Re: Gnome2.2 backport and XFree86 4.3 on woody [was R:e XFree86 4.3 in Woody]
On Tue, 2003-08-19 at 23:48, Sven Luther wrote:
> Would it not be better to rebuild the gnome 2.2 backport together with a
> backport of branden's unofficial 4.3 packages ? I seriously doubt that
> it is wise to continue to stay with an XFree release that is more than
> 18 month old, and doesn't support lots of modern graphic cards. Also,
> gnome 2.2 was released, if i am not wrong, on almost the same timeframe
> as X 4.3 was released, so i seriously doubt that it is incompatible, or
> at least that early incompatibilities have not been fixed since.
> So either it should run with 4.1 as present in woody, or go all the way
> and work with a backport of the 4.3 packages.
X 4.3 isn't a panacea:
I'm running X 4.3 and totem still doesn't work. I need to either
downgrade X or patch X 4.3, but I have the patience for neither and so I
use mplayer instead. (I tried downgrading just libXi, but that made X