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Re: [SLE] Xorg 6.9 problem
  • From: Adi Pircalabu <adi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 17 Apr 2006 23:42:48 +0300
  • Message-id: <4443FDC8.2060001@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Silviu Marin-Caea wrote:
> On Friday 14 April 2006 17:04, Digvijoy Chatterjee wrote:
>> On 4/13/06, Mikus Grinbergs <mikus@xxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> On Thu, 13 Apr 2006 08:40:15 -0700 Michael Nelson <michaelnel@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
>>>> When I try to upgrade to xorg 6.9 under SuSE 10.0 it wants to delete
>>>> LOTS of stuff I need, for instance: ImageMagick ImageMagick-Magick++
>>>> ImageMagick-Magick++-devel ImageMagick-devel abiword gnumeric inkscape
>>>> libxine1 psiconv pstoedit pstoedit-devel totem xine-ui
>> what is the website where X,org upgrade is available ,i would like to
>
> You're asking for a gun to shoot yourself in the foot.
>
> Running X.org 6.9 on SUSE 10.0 will gain you exactly 0 advantage over the
> X.org that's included in the distribution.

Except for bugfixes ;) In my case 6.9 came as a bless since it has the
fix for a serious and extremely annoying problem with console switching
on Intel 82845G integrated VGA controller.

>
> It won't run faster and won't do anything more than the included X.org.

If the user has a stable system there's no valid reason to update, indeed.

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Adi Pircalabu

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