Subject: Re: XFree 4.x
To: Perry E. Metzger <>
From: Soren S. Jorvang <>
List: tech-x11
Date: 08/14/2000 22:17:45
On Mon, Aug 14, 2000 at 01:35:25PM -0400, Perry E. Metzger wrote:
> So what is the theory on switching from XFree 3.x to XFree 4.x as the
> basis for the NetBSD X sources?

A number of (PC) chip drivers have not yet been ported to 4.x, so
it's probably premature to upgrade wholesale.

The number is decreasing, though, so I suspect waiting for 4.1 or
so, and then just going with that might make sense. Maintaining
both versions in xsrc would like be painful.

Not sure how much work, if any, is required to make the non-PC
ddxen work with 4.x.