> > > > > > I'm about to install FreeBSD on a new computer, and was > > > > > looking over the release notes for XFree86 in preparation and > > > > > discovered that the Current release is 4.4. Though I don't > > > > > think I actively need any of the features of version 4.4, I do > > > > > wonder why it hasn't made it into the Ports system yet. It's > > > > > been out for a month, and there are FreeBSD binaries on the > > > > > XFree86 site. > > > > > > > > > > There doesn't seem to have been much discussion of it here. Are > > > > > there any specific problems with 4.4, or is it just a big job > > > > > to port it and deal with dependencies? > > > > > > > > The latter. > > > > > > Hmm. This is distressing, as I've discovered since posting my > > > original message not long ago that my video card (ATI Mobility > > > FireGL T2) is not supported in 4.3, but is supported in 4.4. > > > > > > How grim a job is it going to be to handle the X setup manually, > > > and how badly will I get screwed every time I try to install a > > > new X-based app? > > > > Why are you concerned about 4.3 or 4.4? > > The most recent release in the 4.xxx track is 4.9. Download it > > and install (buy the CD set). The most recent release in the 5.xxx > > track for the more adventurous is 5.2.1 and 5.3 is coming "soon". > > The discussion was about the latest release of XFree86, which is indeed > 4.4 while XFree86 4.3 is what is included in the FreeBSD ports > collection. The FreeBSD version numbers that you mention are > irrelevant to this discussion.
Oops. You are right. Sorry. Too early in the morning I guess. ////jerry _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"