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Re: XFree86-3.3.3 is really not in slink?

On Mon, 30 Nov 1998, Katsura S.Yoshio wrote:
> Hi, 
> I would like to have XFree86-3.3.3 in slink.  Because, the risk is
> rather small, but the advantage is quite big.
> Risk ... Security patchs have alreay been applied to
>      ... Most newer X server had already tested enough on S.U.S.E
> 	 and Redhat.
> Advantage ... neoMagic X Server
                     A NEW X server?? more bugs!! aieee!!

> 	      Virge Chip BUG fix
	I have a S3 Virge DX. I am not aware of any bug in my chip.

> Regards,
> 	K.Yoshio / Debian JP Project member
>         mailto:shishamo@osk2.3web.ne.jp

No. I think the risk is rather large: many programs (e.g. xterm) have been
changed quite a bit. If we put it in slink we will probably have more
release-critical bugs, take more time to fix them, release slink later and
more obsoleter...

Robert S. Edmonds
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