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Bug#619177: Please mention that as of squeeze/6.0.1 XF86Config is not used anymore

Package: release-notes
Severity: wishlist
X-Debbugs-CC: debian-user@lists.debian.org

On Lu, 21 mar 11, 14:27:11, Mark Goldshtein wrote:
> >
> >  xorg-server (2:1.7.7-12) unstable; urgency=low
> >  [...]
> >    * Add 22-stop-searching-for-xf86config-files, cherry-picking the
> >      upstream commit below (which we can't do directly since it depends on
> >      a patch kept in the quilt series: 08-config-xorg-conf-d.diff), so that
> >      XF86Config-4 is no longer considered (Closes: #610453). Thanks,
> >      Bernhard R. Link!
> >      - Stop searching for XF86Config files
> >
> > This change is briefly mentioned in the 6.0.1 news release.
> >From a point of view of an average user, I think it may be useful to
> warn about such critical changes right after  # apt-get dist-upgrade
> command output, as it shows a list of packages marked to change,
> before yes/no confirmation.

The "critical change" you refer to happened with the release of etch, 
when XFree86 was replaced with Xorg ;) but maybe this warrants a mention 
in the squeeze release notes.

Dear Release Notes editors,
If this is worth including I can try to come up with a patch.

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