Re: Bug#9196: XFree86-3.1.2 still around?
In article <email@example.com>,
Mark Eichin <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>> (it's from the X consortium, which is surely more standard than Xfree86?),
> Not in the linux community it isn't. Software built for other
> distributions will be built on xfree86, not on 6.3...
But it _is_ xfree86; the hardware specific code is identical to the latest
6.1-based xfree86, the other code is identical to what will be in the next
>> The ability to generate secure cookies is useful if you want to play one of
> Not sure what feature you're referring to,
You can generate a cookie that allows an ordinary program to run, but not to
change settings, or to do a keyboard grab, or a few other things; therefore
it is reasonably safe to give to a complete stranger, knowing that the worst
they can do with it is to be mildly annoying.
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