Subject: Re: XF86 4.x import scheme suggestion
To: None <>
From: Bernd Ernesti <>
List: tech-x11
Date: 10/31/2000 19:32:32
On Tue Oct 31 19:06:31 2000, Todd Vierling wrote:
> Since we've agreed that it is inevitable but the timing and hardware support
> is iffy, I'd like to provide a suggestion that would make the XF86 4.x
> import more smooth, so that interested people can work on the NetBSD
> integration and find the "missing" parts of XFree 4 (for reporting back to
> XFree) easily, without necessarily switching to XF86 4.x for releases
> immediately.
> There won't be many XFree 3 changes beyond critical bugfixes, according to
> XFree, so these can be added as diffs if we need to import them[*].  So,
> simply branch the xsrc trunk and then import XF86 4.x to the trunk, using
> the branch for releases and snapshots until an "official" switch to XFree 4.  

NO, we don't touch the old xfree 3.x tree.
Importing it under xsrc/xc is out of question.

When we import the 4.x one we have to use a different path name for it.

Where I think we agreed to think about the xf 4.x plan AFTER we released 1.5,
which hasn't happend yet.