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Re: XFree86 3.2A?



In article <m0vyPeB-0001m6C@myrddin.greenend.org.uk> you write:
>Robert Nicholson writes:
> > I've heard that the acceleration is worth it. Particularly on my Tecra.
> > 
> > So are the .deb's available for 3.2A?
>
>No. Debian only includes software for which source is available; the
>XFree86 betas are binary only releases.
>
>If you are only interested in the acceleration then you should be able
>to install the appropriate XFree86-3.2A server binary either on top of
>your current binary or in /usr/local/bin.  

Yes, this works fine, despite the warning in the release notes to install
the entire new release. The new S3 server also fixes a S3-968 bug that
showed up in xfig where text display became corrupt. 

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