Subject: xf-3.1 is BIG
To: Gerd Truschinski <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Matthieu Herrb <email@example.com>
Date: 10/07/1994 08:42:28
You wrote (in your message from Fri 7)
> Could someone tell me why the new binaries of XFree-3.1 are so big?
Because the 3.1 binaries include both PEX and XIE extensions by
default. They were not in 2.x binaries. A server without these
extensions is still a little bigger than the 2.1.1 but in a more
You can easily build a server without the extensions you won't use
with the linkkit. Follow the instructions in <X11R6>/lib/Server/README
to configure and buil the servers you want.