Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 23rd May 2006 21:46 UTC, submitted by Joel Dahl
X11, Window Managers "Five months after release of X11R7.0, the modularized and autotooled release of the MIT Licensed X Window System source code, the X.Org Foundation has issued its first modular roll-up release. X11R7.1 supports Linux, Solaris, and BSD systems. It includes important new server and driver features for embedded systems, 64 bit platforms, enhanced operating system support, and accelerated indirect GLX support. It most importantly demonstrates to developers and industry immediate benefits of modularization."
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Who cares about building?
by siride on Wed 24th May 2006 03:18 UTC
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It's no worse than GNOME or KDE and most people won't have to build the packages from tarballs. If you really like doing that kind of thing, use Gentoo, where it's pretty easy to get up and running with modular X.

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RE: Who cares about building?
by macisaac on Wed 24th May 2006 13:14 in reply to "Who cares about building?"
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the folks who are providing you those nice distros would care ;-)

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AlexandreAM Member since:

So... you're telling me those aren't the Santa's elfs ? Package creation now is much less magical than I thought it would be... ;)

(Sorry, just couldn't loose the joke...)

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