On Thu, 3 Feb 2005 22:11:52 +0000 (UTC), Martin wrote in message 
<[EMAIL PROTECTED]>:

> Lee Elliott wrote:
> 
> > I did start looking at it but it wasn't clear to me exactly what 
> > I had to download and compile.  At some points it started to 
> > look as though I'd have to get the entire XF86 tree.
> 
> Yes, X11 is actually an example of a monolithic piece of software. But
> rebuilding X11 isn't that difficult. Befoure you start this project
> you might want to have a look to see if your Linux distributor
> provides an update for you - some distributors do,

..yup, me, I just replaced "ati" with "radeon" in the driver section of
/etc/X11/XF86Config-4 ,  X being 4.3.0.dfsg.1-10 for Debian Sid, 
came right up and is packed rather nicely too:
[EMAIL PROTECTED]:~ # COLUMNS=100 dpkg -l | grep XFree
ii  xf86config-knoppix  0.8-4               XFree86 template config
files and setup program for kn  
ii  xfree86-common     4.3.0.dfsg.1-10    X Window System (XFree86)
infrastructure 
ii xlibmesa-dri        4.3.0.dfsg.1-10     Mesa 3D graphics library
modules [XFree86] 
ii  xlibmesa-dri-dbg    4.3.0.dfsg.1-10     Mesa 3D graphics library
modules (unstripped) [XFree86 
ii  xlibmesa-drm-src   4.3.0-0pre1v1       XFree86 4.3 DRM kernel module
source snapshot 
ii xlibmesa-gl         4.3.0.dfsg.1-10     Mesa 3D graphics library
[XFree86] 
ii  xlibmesa-gl-dbg     4.3.0.dfsg.1-10     Mesa 3D graphics library
(unstripped) [XFree86] 
ii  xlibmesa-gl-dev     4.3.0.dfsg.1-10    Mesa 3D graphics library
development files [XFree86] 
ii  xlibmesa-glu       4.3.0.dfsg.1-10     Mesa OpenGL utility library
[XFree86] 
ii xlibmesa-glu-dbg    4.3.0.dfsg.1-10     Mesa OpenGL utility library
(unstripped) [XFree86] 
ii  xlibmesa-glu-dev    4.3.0.dfsg.1-10     Mesa OpenGL utility library
development files [XFree86 
ii  xlibosmesa4        4.3.0.dfsg.1-10     Mesa off-screen rendering
library [XFree86] 
ii xlibosmesa4-dbg     4.3.0.dfsg.1-10     Mesa off-screen rendering
library (unstripped) [XFree8 
ii  xlibs-pic           4.3.0.dfsg.1-10    XFree86 static PIC libraries
dummy package 
ii  xserver-xfree86    4.3.0.dfsg.1-10     the XFree86 X server 
ii  xviddetect          0.3-4              XFree86 installation helper 
[EMAIL PROTECTED]:~ #  

..and, no, I do not need all these, but I've helped fix a few naming
conflicts running this bloat.  ;o)

-- 
..med vennlig hilsen = with Kind Regards from Arnt... ;-)
...with a number of polar bear hunters in his ancestry...
  Scenarios always come in sets of three: 
  best case, worst case, and just in case.


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