Subject: Re: xf86config, xf86cfg on alpha (and probably others)?
To: Hubert Feyrer <email@example.com>
From: Michael Lorenz <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/29/2006 10:40:51
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> > - does /usr/X11R6/bin/XFree86 exist?
> No. IIRC there was XalphaSomething and XdecOtherthing, and
> http://www.netbsd.org/Ports/alpha/faq.html#x-support doesn't mention
> any S3 boards...
Well, in this case...
> > I have both xf86config and xf86cfg on sparc64 but these may be
> > leftovers from native X builds. Never used them though.
> Someone else wondered that they don't work for him.
> If they are not useful, maybe they should be removed from the whole
> port, as they are for the alpha port?=20
These tools are only useful for XFree86, nothing else.
> Or maybe making them useful would be an option, and if only by making
> xf86cfg a wrapper for "X -configure"...
X -configure is another XFree86 thing - XalphaWhatever probably doesn't
even need a config file.
Maybe it's time to make XFree86 work on alpha? As far as I can tell the
code is there, probably needs some final touches. Don't look at me like
that, I don't have the hardware ;)
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