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Re: [opensuse] Why not X.org 7.0?
  • From: Andreas Jaeger <aj@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 07 Apr 2006 20:59:12 +0200
  • Message-id: <m3odzdrz3z.fsf@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Robert Schiele <rschiele@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> On Fri, Apr 07, 2006 at 10:44:14PM +0530, Shriramana Sharma wrote:
>> Dear developers,
>>
>> I heard 10.1 will contain X.org 6.9, but seeing as 7.0 is going to be the
>> branch for future updates, why did we not choose to use 7.0? Fedora Core 5
>> uses 7.0 so that's a proof-of-possibility, right?
>
> The difference from 6.9 to 7.0 is only the way of packaging. It does not make
> a big difference whether this move is done between 10.0 and 10.1 or between
> 10.1 and 10.2.

Code wise it's the same - but it is indeed separate packages and AFAIK
no more /usr/X11R6 anymore. So, this needs changes to other packages
and since for the user there's no visible change in running the apps,
we decide to upgrade after 10.1 is out,

Andreas
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