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Re: xfree

On Tue, 11 Jan 2000, Sven LUTHER wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 11, 2000 at 10:30:43AM +0100, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> > I'm also a bit afraid of encouraging people to work on 3.3.x. 4.x (now 3.9.x)
> > is the future!
> Sure, ...
> But you told me this same thing one year ago, ...

I know. XFree86 itself originally never intended to have 3.3.[456]...

> Since then there as been 3 3.3.x releases and 3.9.x don't even build on ppc i
> heard. Not that i tried it myself, since i lack disk space for it right now.

Me neither. No time.

> Also, I think playing with 3.3.x can be a good learning experience, before
> switching over to 3.9.X, and so i can tell people complaining about the
> unaccelerated Fbdev Xserver, to wait for 3.9.x, or to implement it themselves.


> BTW, do you know if the FB vs. CFB speed thread from xfree-devel is fbdev
> related ? or is it some other stuff ? I hear it was developped on mips
> originally ?

It's been ages since I actually read mails from that list.



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