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Re: xfree86 4.2 and debian

On Sun, Jan 20, 2002, The XFree86 Project wrote:

> XFree86 4.2.0 release available

On Mon, Jan 21, 2002 at 06:36:05PM -0500, Jack Howarth wrote:

>    So now that XFree86 4.2 is released what exactly are the 
> plans for its eventual introduction in debian? Will there
> be unofficial packages or such?

The plan is to leave Branden alone and let him finish with any remaining
issues with the current packages for the woody release, and most definitely
NOT to ask about incorporating a new release of one of the largest software
packages in Debian the day after it is announced.

When there is news about 4.2.0, it will appear at:


Coincidentally, that is also where you can look to find out how you can help
to fix bugs in the Debian XFree86 packages.

 - mdz

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