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Re: src and xsrc merge proposal

On 20.02.2020 02:14, Chris Hanson wrote:
> On Feb 17, 2020, at 5:09 AM, Kamil Rytarowski <> wrote:
>> Actually there is another reason to not import all of xsrc, Xorg and its
>> components are largely obsolete (like xedit - 1 source code change since
>> 2015) and are heading for formal discontinuation.
>> How about moving into src only what is worth it for wayland and possibly
>> users (framebuffer?), so at least Mesa?
>> At some point of time xsrc will be just discontinued and archived.
> That sounds like it would leave in the lurch a large number of platforms that NetBSD supports. I doubt my HP-Apollo 9000-433s with 8-bit graphics will be running Wayland or any sort of compositor soon.
>   -- Chris

xsrc (or at least its content) will be still around for foreseeable future.

wayland in theory does not have special hardware requirements that are
higher than xorg. It is probably lighter in practice. but it needs
people porting existing hardware to it.

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