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testers wanted for xfree86 4.1.0-14pre15v3



<crass bribe>The sooner I can put this release to bed, the sooner I can work on
4.2.0.</crass bribe>

Experimental versions of the X packages are available at my repository.

Please test these so that 4.1.0-15 can be a solid release, worthy of the
woody release.  Please direct feedback to the debian-x list.

# add this line to your /etc/apt/sources.list to use this repository
deb http://people.debian.org/~branden/ woody/$(ARCH)/

# add this line to your /etc/apt/sources.list to use this source repository
deb-src http://people.debian.org/~branden/ woody/source/

At this point I have added all the functionality I plan to add.  The
only things I will add to the -15 prereleases at this point are:
	1) security fixes
	2) debconf template translations
	3) corrections to the fixes in this release

This fix should resolve the problems recently reported with the s390
architecture.

[s390 guys, I don't actually read your list, so please follow-up to
debian-x.]

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Date: Mon, 11 Mar 2002 14:02:29 -0500
Source: xfree86
Binary: xserver-common xlibs-dev xfs xfree86-common xfonts-pex x-window-system xlibmesa-dev xspecs xlibmesa3 xfonts-cyrillic xlibmesa3-dbg xserver-xfree86 xlibs-dbg libxaw6 libxaw7 xterm xvfb xfonts-scalable xfonts-75dpi xlib6g proxymngr libxaw6-dev xlibs-pic libdps1-dbg xlib6g-dev xfonts-base xutils libxaw7-dev xnest xlibs libxaw6-dbg xmh lbxproxy libxaw7-dbg xfonts-base-transcoded xbase-clients xprt xlibosmesa3 x-window-system-core xlibosmesa-dev twm xfwp xfonts-100dpi-transcoded xlibosmesa3-dbg xfonts-100dpi xdm libdps-dev xfonts-75dpi-transcoded libdps1
Architecture: source all i386
Version: 4.1.0-14pre15v3
Distribution: unstable
Urgency: high
Maintainer: Branden Robinson <branden@debian.org>
Changed-By: Branden Robinson <branden@debian.org>
Description: 
 lbxproxy   - Low Bandwidth X (LBX) proxy server
 libdps-dev - Display PostScript (DPS) client library development files
 libdps1    - Display PostScript (DPS) client library
 libdps1-dbg - Display PostScript (DPS) client library (unstripped)
 libxaw6    - X Athena widget set library (version 6)
 libxaw6-dbg - X Athena widget set library (version 6) (unstripped)
 libxaw6-dev - X Athena widget set library development files (version 6)
 libxaw7    - X Athena widget set library
 libxaw7-dbg - X Athena widget set library (unstripped)
 libxaw7-dev - X Athena widget set library development files
 proxymngr  - X proxy services manager
 twm        - Tab window manager
 x-window-system - X Window System
 x-window-system-core - X Window System core components
 xbase-clients - miscellaneous X clients
 xdm        - X display manager
 xfonts-100dpi - 100 dpi fonts for X
 xfonts-100dpi-transcoded - 100 dpi fonts for X (transcoded from ISO 10646-1)
 xfonts-75dpi - 75 dpi fonts for X
 xfonts-75dpi-transcoded - 75 dpi fonts for X (transcoded from ISO 10646-1)
 xfonts-base - standard fonts for X
 xfonts-base-transcoded - standard fonts for X (transcoded from ISO 10646-1)
 xfonts-cyrillic - Cyrillic fonts for X
 xfonts-pex - fonts for minimal PEX support in X
 xfonts-scalable - scalable fonts for X
 xfree86-common - X Window System (XFree86) infrastructure
 xfs        - X font server
 xfwp       - X firewall proxy server
 xlib6g     - pseudopackage providing X libraries
 xlib6g-dev - pseudopackage providing X library development files
 xlibmesa-dev - XFree86 version of Mesa 3D graphics library development files
 xlibmesa3  - XFree86 version of Mesa 3D graphics library
 xlibmesa3-dbg - XFree86 version of Mesa 3D graphics library (unstripped)
 xlibosmesa-dev - Mesa/XFree86 off-screen rendering library development files
 xlibosmesa3 - Mesa/XFree86 off-screen rendering library
 xlibosmesa3-dbg - Mesa/XFree86 off-screen rendering library (unstripped)
 xlibs      - X Window System client libraries
 xlibs-dbg  - X Window System client libraries (unstripped)
 xlibs-dev  - X Window System client library development files
 xlibs-pic  - X Window System client extension library PIC archives
 xmh        - X interface to the MH mail system
 xnest      - nested X server
 xprt       - X print server
 xserver-common - files and utilities common to all X servers
 xserver-xfree86 - the XFree86 X server
 xspecs     - X protocol, extension, and library technical specifications
 xterm      - X terminal emulator
 xutils     - X Window System utility programs
 xvfb       - virtual framebuffer X server
Closes: 127749 131251 131291 131611 133791 134947 135443 135908 135915 135966 136438 137145 137861 137869
Changes: 
 xfree86 (4.1.0-14pre15v3) unstable; urgency=high
 .
   * patch #000_stolen_from_HEAD:
     - Alan Hourihane's fix for calculation of DPI when Xinerama is in use
       (Closes: #127749)
     - SECURITY: Don't abuse the priviledges of the X server to access shared
       memory segements in MIT-SHM (Roberto Zunino, Matthieu Herrb).
     - fix erroneous variable reference that could cause Xft to be disabled
       when LD_BIND_NOW is used, causing stack poisoning (Keith Packard, Kevin
       Puetz) (Thanks, Kevin!) (Closes: #137145)
 .
   * patch #064: fix in fbdev driver; fbdev wasn't telling shadow layer when
     there was no framebuffer available (i.e., when switched away to a
     different VT) (patch courtesy of Keith Packard, Roland Schulz, and Michel
     Dänzer)
 .
   * patch #500: Gerhard Tonn's patches to enable X server code on the s390
     architecture; however, the XFree86 X server itself is still not built.
     Also affected:
     + debian/MANIFEST.s390
     + debian/control
     + debian/rules
     + debian/scripts/vars.s390
     + debian/xbase-clients.conffiles.s390
     + debian/xbase-clients.files.s390
     + debian/xlibs-dev.files.s390
 .
   * debian/control:
     - xlibs Conflicts: xcontrib (<< 4.0) and xsm (<< 4.0); this should help
       apt figure out some upgrade paths
     - xvfb Suggests: xbase-clients (Closes: #134947)
     - x-window-system-core Depends: ${F:XWSC-Special-Depends} instead of
       "xserver-xfree86" (see below, should make this package installable on
       s390)
   * debian/local/Xsession.d/50xfree86-common_determine-startup: correct and
     quote a variable reference to prevent unintended reads from standard input
     (thanks, Robert Bihlmeyer) (Closes: #131291)
   * debian/local/Xwrapper.config: correct range of permitted nice values
   * debian/local/dexconf: give users more information in comment block of
     written X server configuration files (Closes: #136438)
   * debian/local/dexlet/main.py:
     - update BusID validation code to reject hexadecimal digits, and accept
       3-digit bus numbers (thanks, Richard Hirst)
     - update BusID validation code to accept XFree86's special "-1" value,
       which appears to indicate an ISA bus
     - store selection_method template from configlet (thanks, Richard Hirst)
   * debian/local/xvfb-run{,.1}: xvfb-run checks for existence of xauth, and
     exits with an error message if it cannot be found (thanks, David Schleef)
   * debian/rules: define special substvar F:XWSC-Special-Depends to take care
     of the fact that s390 doesn't build xserver-xfree86, and still keep the
     x-window-system-core metapackage useful
   * debian/scripts/vars.*: define XWSC_SPECIAL_DEPENDS for all architectures
     except s390
   * debian/shlibs.local: resynced with xlibmesa3.shlibs (see below)
   * debian/xbase-clients.preinst.in: remove obsolete xconsole alternative if
     it exists (Closes: #131251)
   * debian/{xdm,xserver-common,xserver-xfree86}.templates.ca: added Catalan
     translations (thanks, Ivan Vilata i Balaguer) (Closes: #133791)
   * debian/xdm.templates.fr: added French translation (thanks, Jean-Christophe
     Dubacq)
   * debian/xdm.templates.it: added Italian translation (thanks, Matteo
     Dell'Amico) (Closes: #135915)
   * debian/xlibmesa3.shlibs: "libgl1" to "xlibmesa3 | libgl1" so that packages
     using this library don't get a pure virtual dependency in their control
     data (Closes: #135443)
   * debian/xserver-common.preinst.in: if /etc/X11/Xserver exists, echo a note
     it being obsolete, and move it (thanks, Joey Hess)
   * debian/xserver-common.templates.dk: added Danish translation (thanks,
     Dennis Haney) (Closes: #131611)
   * debian/xserver-common.templates.fr: updated French translation (thanks,
     Jean-Christophe Dubacq)
   * debian/xserver-common.templates.it: added Italian translation (thanks,
     Matteo Dell'Amico) (Closes: #135908)
   * debian/xserver-common.templates.ja: updated Japanese translation (thanks,
     Tomohiro KUBOTA) (Closes: #137861)
   * debian/xserver-xfree86.config:
     - big-time changes, mostly to support DEBIAN_FRONTEND=noninteractive
     - documented proper syntax for the shell functions used
     - changed syntax of exiting validate_* functions so that question priority
       is supplied as an argument, and updated all function invocations to
       correspond to this
     - new functions; validate_bus_id_db_input(),
       validate_monitor_frequency_db_input(), and auto_answer(); use these
       new validate_* functions when getting bus ID's and monitor data, instead
       of inlining the code
     - collect information about installed video cards in one pass at the
       beginning of the script, and set NSERVERS, NDRIVERS, NCARDS, and MULTIHEAD
       accordingly
     - MULTIHEAD is now set if NCARDS is greater than one, not NSERVERS
     - updated and added some debugging messages
     - migrated debconf questions that *MUST* have answers, and do not have
       "safe" defaults, to use auto_answer() instead, note that if you do not
       pre-answer these questions and configure this package with the
       noninteractive frontend, the X server is NOT guaranteed to be configured
       in a sane way
     - change all autodetect questions to use auto_answer() function, set to
       false if the question cannot be asked, and stop setting the seen flag to
       false before asking the question (Closes: #137869)
     - specify MAY_BE_NULL variable on the same line as the call to
       validate_string_db_input, always
     - handle case where mdetect returns no output at all; also, break out of
       autodetection loop after one iteration if the autodetection question is
       not being aksed
     - don't do string compares on $?
   * debian/xserver-xfree86.templates.fr: updated French translation (thanks,
     Jean-Christophe Dubacq)
   * debian/xserver-xfree86.templates.it: added Italian translation (thanks,
     Matteo Dell'Amico) (Closes: #135966)
   * debian/xserver-xfree86.templates.ja: updated Japanese translation (thanks,
     Tomohiro KUBOTA)
Files: 
 264a69b38a20517123b20a3aad4a5939 1557 x11 optional xfree86_4.1.0-14pre15v3.dsc
 262d646d136edbd4b3d8b0392fcdc06b 1554839 x11 optional xfree86_4.1.0-14pre15v3.diff.gz
 93c93f7e9575743be81593e7e6c34d84 129332 x11 optional lbxproxy_4.1.0-14pre15v3_i386.deb
 14769d1219bc3acd0e37d053b7ceb862 165290 libs optional libdps1_4.1.0-14pre15v3_i386.deb
 da9f8744cb5384da2887c3bce44ded73 406378 devel extra libdps1-dbg_4.1.0-14pre15v3_i386.deb
 27b04cc8e6622ae054e16a17d4438001 226588 devel optional libdps-dev_4.1.0-14pre15v3_i386.deb
 2e9895491e3586a412630ea5d0d23977 163314 libs optional libxaw6_4.1.0-14pre15v3_i386.deb
 f21ddb3c04ff0003f92837dcccc4328e 331122 devel extra libxaw6-dbg_4.1.0-14pre15v3_i386.deb
 9571c7b17b75a6aa175c67dcc0a525c7 289506 devel extra libxaw6-dev_4.1.0-14pre15v3_i386.deb
 13f2f27262ff89edcbaeb605e39bd584 210160 libs optional libxaw7_4.1.0-14pre15v3_i386.deb
 5d70c2352d0517b0912b238b9ad1c082 430746 devel extra libxaw7-dbg_4.1.0-14pre15v3_i386.deb
 e2859a3a4263ccc6caf34d6fec0bc778 289394 devel optional libxaw7-dev_4.1.0-14pre15v3_i386.deb
 15bb8c0eb896c4c5941c8f4cc0bc2bd0 73236 x11 optional proxymngr_4.1.0-14pre15v3_i386.deb
 d5ab2ff62b47443b81c2d8caa712f8a9 148550 x11 optional twm_4.1.0-14pre15v3_i386.deb
 40b2489f805da568d8ec98da8afa6a94 1452638 x11 optional xbase-clients_4.1.0-14pre15v3_i386.deb
 992a1d950bf6427e9f549ea0fd06948b 166238 x11 optional xdm_4.1.0-14pre15v3_i386.deb
 3a0bdb0c6792f4502c66a005d8036642 272434 x11 optional xfs_4.1.0-14pre15v3_i386.deb
 6794ce44fdf0c6133687d1fc67f8ab0a 77830 x11 optional xfwp_4.1.0-14pre15v3_i386.deb
 72a6600ccfd1c606e58e659dc360ecff 3419582 libs optional xlibmesa3_4.1.0-14pre15v3_i386.deb
 8bcd018f6fd9d970374a78d3c2cfb0fa 862804 devel extra xlibmesa3-dbg_4.1.0-14pre15v3_i386.deb
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 f54ec2a100a2412eb51b9f08e803edf4 961118 devel extra xlibosmesa3-dbg_4.1.0-14pre15v3_i386.deb
 c4427595a96c95e26b7f879bfe07c800 519384 devel optional xlibosmesa-dev_4.1.0-14pre15v3_i386.deb
 2c5eb7aca2b6bc72ceb5b4903c5dcfec 1220384 libs optional xlibs_4.1.0-14pre15v3_i386.deb
 c4fafcc0023c2844a69ea50b5b218749 2531940 devel extra xlibs-dbg_4.1.0-14pre15v3_i386.deb
 91c37af5ba01580dab8ec10180864774 2720832 devel optional xlibs-dev_4.1.0-14pre15v3_i386.deb
 4da17e3d25b458fbc20c62595abf1979 70280 devel optional xlibs-pic_4.1.0-14pre15v3_i386.deb
 044994688ed47cd56e2de1289b443e17 121392 mail extra xmh_4.1.0-14pre15v3_i386.deb
 8ffce5eff1a088ebc0f620b868522de0 1390534 x11 optional xnest_4.1.0-14pre15v3_i386.deb
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 86610ee8eb1c7fd59124fa2690293ecc 212718 x11 optional xserver-common_4.1.0-14pre15v3_i386.deb
 ccb57fb5914585beb1f5ede126464356 4318406 x11 optional xserver-xfree86_4.1.0-14pre15v3_i386.deb
 42d9d4a9965f82b5a267128fbcdb994e 453794 x11 optional xterm_4.1.0-14pre15v3_i386.deb
 d8917a2feefac8a0264263a54c2edded 598496 x11 optional xutils_4.1.0-14pre15v3_i386.deb
 d571fef8972c91a6bfc813038ffb75b9 1493492 x11 optional xvfb_4.1.0-14pre15v3_i386.deb
 b2387ed4e74c263ee7372d85baa8f639 4255534 x11 optional xfonts-100dpi_4.1.0-14pre15v3_all.deb
 db475292619fc1e75c08e6687cc68110 8086532 x11 optional xfonts-100dpi-transcoded_4.1.0-14pre15v3_all.deb
 9363cd66a574b1a520101f46858235bb 3733360 x11 optional xfonts-75dpi_4.1.0-14pre15v3_all.deb
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 f95b98a0f0eb3bd5269444fd4ea9d25c 4977076 x11 optional xfonts-base_4.1.0-14pre15v3_all.deb
 fc6cd9630d3030e7bbec5a017a1e665c 1096258 x11 optional xfonts-base-transcoded_4.1.0-14pre15v3_all.deb
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-- 
G. Branden Robinson                |     It's not a matter of alienating
Debian GNU/Linux                   |     authors.  They have every right to
branden@debian.org                 |     license their software however we
http://people.debian.org/~branden/ |     like.  -- Craig Sanders

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