Subject: Re: XF86 4.x import scheme suggestion
To: None <>
From: Bernd Ernesti <>
List: tech-x11
Date: 10/31/2000 21:59:31
On Tue Oct 31 20:42:17 2000, Todd Vierling wrote:
> On Tue, 31 Oct 2000, Bernd Ernesti wrote:
> : When will that happen?
> : 
> : Please put 1.5 out of the door and then we can think about xf 4.x.
> 1.5 will be tagged within the week.  However, discussing the future of xsrc
> has zero relevance to 1.5's release date.
> Many people are *anxiously* waiting on XF86 4 to be whipped into shape--and
> asking people like _me_ (because I am in releng) about its status--so it's
> very important to get questions like the following answered before anything
> is actually done:

Get 1.5 out of the door. Then we can talk about that.

> : : 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.
> : 
> : Why not?  Branches are designed to handle this type of situation.  It allows
> : for direct diffing of files and the like.  I don't see what a different path
> : buys us (other than "doofus factor").

Too many changes and too much trouble with tags.

At lot of people want to use a different directory, so we will do that.


P.S: Could you please honor the Reply-To?