Subject: Re: Version of NetBSD for XFree86 distro
To: Gregg C Levine <>
From: Matthieu Herrb <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/04/2000 20:54:16
You wrote (in your message from Wednesday 4)
 > Hello from Gregg C Levine usually with Jedi Knight Computers
 > Yes it is me. While examining the ftp server for XFree86, for another purpose,
 > I came across the directory for NetBSD in the 4.0.1 space. It was wearing the
 > numbers 1.3. To my mind that definitely is not the current version number,
 > which is 1.42. Has anyone succeded in getting it to work on anything later then
 > 1.3? Also this is the i386 port.

Many people including me have XFree86 4.0 and 4.0.1 working on later
NetBSD versions. Recent features like wscons(4) or ELF object format
are supported.