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Re: X4 & testing/woody

Will X4 be replacing the normal xfree86 3.3.6 packages, or is there a new task-x-window-system type task for it ?

I've been a little confused by xfree86 version 3.3.6 and 4.0.2 packages lurking in woody


On Sun, Jan 28, 2001 at 11:49:09AM +1000, Anthony Towns wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 18, 2001 at 04:48:58AM -0500, Anthony Towns wrote:
> > X4 hasn't gone into woody yet; somehow or other it's breaking the testing
> > update scripts --- blowing out the runtime from 20 minutes in total to
> > more like 10 or 20 hours (I haven't let it run to see exactly). 
> Okay, so X4 is in woody now (on ftp-master anyway; should hit the mirrors
> tomorrow).
> The xpm4g stuff was causing one set of problems; the freetype stuff
> was causing another. I've gone ahead and forced all the things that
> depended on xpm4g out of testing: hopefully they'll make it back in
> from unstable soon. I've also gone ahead and forced the freetype and
> freetype1 packages into testing. This has a slight problem in that
> freetype1 depends on a later version of glibc than is in testing atm,
> but that should be fixed soon.
> Cheers,
> aj
> -- 
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