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re: removing xorg-server.old entirely

Izumi Tsutsui writes:
> > we've been stuck at alpha, netwinder, sgimips, and vax still
> > using xorg-server 1.10 default.
> > 
> > alpha has working tga, but not working turbochannel fb as i
> > understand it,
> TURBOchannel ones may require monolithic server as sun3 and x68k
> (old X11R6 servers still work on pmax on GXemul etc).

right.  that was my expectation.

> I'm not sure if TGA works with Xorg servers and xf86-video-tga, though.

it worked a long time ago.

> > and i do not know the status of netwinder,
> > sgimips or vax for this.
> As per md.netwinder and md.vax in src/distrib/sets/lists/xserver/
> both just use Xorg servers, so if both ports use only dumb bitmap
> framebuffers without accelerations, newer xorg-server should just work
> (as dreamcast etc.)

this is good news.  thanks.

> Some sgimips machines require drivers (xf86-video-newport?) that
> use old XAA acceleration not available on newer Xorg, IIRC.

this part is unlikely to work without someone's effort.

thanks for the info.  perhaps we don't really lose much if the
wsfb driver works sufficiently, except for XAA-needs?


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