On Fri, Jul 09, 2004 at 03:45:58AM -0500, Vulpes Velox wrote:
> On Fri, 9 Jul 2004 08:45:58 +0200
> Geert Hendrickx <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > On Thu, Jul 08, 2004 at 11:26:18PM -0500, Vulpes Velox wrote:
> > > On Thu, 8 Jul 2004 12:09:20 +0200
> > > Geert Hendrickx <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > >
> > > > On Thu, Jul 08, 2004 at 02:01:21AM -0700, Jammet wrote:
> > > > > What is the differnce really between x.org and xfree86 and all
> > > > > the others? I know there are 3 or 4 differnt servers atleast,
> > > > > what are the advantages and disavantages to each and so on?
> > > >
> > > > X.org forked from XFree86 (recently), because XFree86 changed
> > > > their license in 4.4. The differences (now) are very small, but
> > > > of course they may diverge more in the future. FreeBSD, as well
> > > > as most Linux distributions, have adopted X.org instead of
> > > > XFree86 4.4.
> > > >
> > > > I upgraded from XFree86 4.3 to X.org 6.7.0, and I haven't
> > > > noticed any difference (yet), except that XF86Config is now
> > > > xorg.conf :-). They did include some new video-drivers though.
> > >
> > > So when did we adopt Xorg? From what I've been hearing on the X11
> > > like, the plans appear to be to have them coexist.
> > X.org 6.7.0 is in the Ports tree, XFree86 4.4 is not.
> Dude, check the x11 mailing lists... there has been discussion on
> getting it in... mainly in regard in getting some thing working...
I do not follow every mailing list out there. But I'll have a look.
> BTW I never said it was as of currently.
I only said X.org is in the Ports, XFree86 4.4 is not (currently).
Again, I think it would be a Good Thing if FreeBSD would support both.
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