Subject: Re: first cut on xfree86-4.6.0
To: None <>
From: Matthias Scheler <>
List: tech-x11
Date: 11/27/2006 13:25:53
On Mon, Nov 13, 2006 at 05:23:02PM +0100, Matthias Drochner wrote:
> -I didn't bother to merge in local changes yet. Also I didn't
>  check for new things to pull in.

That needs to be done obviously. NetBSD-sparc64 might break otherweise.

> -Xnest doesn't link. It seems to need some xfree86 specific
>  libraries, but as I understand it, Xnest should be hardware
>  independant, so there might be a misconfiguration elsewhere.

"xf86*" libraries are not necessarily that hardware dependant. Their
DGA library e.g. just provides direct framebuffer memory access. And
that can also be made work with a virtual framebuffer.

	Kind regards

Matthias Scheler