Re: XFree 4.2.0 - again
Joseph Carter wrote:
> I recall seeing someplace a document which describes how to add XFree86
> 4.1's server to Debian's older 4.0.x X packages. A quick google doesn't
> turn it up, but perhaps if someone has a link to the document it could be
> generalized and included someplace that users can find it? It covered
> installing the XFree server from source or binary and procedure to remove
> it when Branden finished XFree 4.1 packages. (I hope the document was not
> taken down when 4.1 packages were ready, everything in it still applies
> today to 4.2..)
Dunno, but I only had to do:
1. Download Xxserv.tgz and Xmod.tgz
2. Untar over top of xserver-xfree86's files and fix X symlink.
3. Put xserver-xfree86 on hold.
It took all of 10 minutes from a standing start, less time than many
winers seem to spend on their flames.
Xdm doesn't work, but that's the only breakage I've run into.
see shy jo
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