Subject: Re: XFree86
To: Michael Lorenz <>
From: Pavel Cahyna <>
List: port-sparc
Date: 10/02/2005 14:36:43
On Sat, 01 Oct 2005 20:09:11 -0400, Michael Lorenz wrote:

> I just committed a few Makefile changes to enable building XFree86 on
> NetBSD/sparc. The reason is to have usable X on JavaStation NC / Krups.
> An obvious side effect is that it will be usable by others too, the
> caveat is that XFree86 needs wscons.
> wscons support is available in -current for the following hardware:
> - JavaStation NC / Krups with igsfb
> - SPARCbook 3GX and similar machines with pnozz
> - more or less any SBus SPARCstation with GX/TGX/GX+/TGX+ using the
> cgsix driver

Thanks, is the advantage of XFree86 over Xsun (on cgsix) only in
supporting newer extensions like RENDER, or does XFree86 also offer better

Bye	Pavel