Subject: Re: XFree86 SVGA Server
To: None <,>
From: Ross Harvey <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 11/19/1999 17:05:32
> From: David Hopper <>
> Please forgive my ignorance of all things platform-independent, but 
> what would it take to implement an SVGA server for NetBSD-Alpha?  If 
> Xfree86 claims to have Alpha binaries already, to what platform are 
> they referring?  Linux?  FreeBSD?  (the statement in question is in 
> the release notes at 
> Is it a simple recompile?  I know the answer is 'no', or someone would 
> have done this three years ago...
> Dave

A fine question, and one that was extensively discussed here just a few
weeks ago in mid-October. See:

A couple of people volunteered to work on it, perhaps they could respond
with more detail???