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- Subject: Xorg 6.8.1
- From: scottro at nyc.rr.com (Scott)
- Date: Sat Feb 26 13:09:19 2005
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On Sat, Feb 26, 2005 at 10:25:24PM +1030, Daniel O'Connor wrote:
> On Sat, 26 Feb 2005 20:36, Godwin Stewart wrote:
> > ISTR not that long ago - when ports were updated from 6.7.0 - people were
> > reporting random freezes and crashes with the new version of Xorg. This
> > seems to have died down now so I might consider the update, which might not
> > be a bad idea given how many other ports are dependent on 6.8.1 and try to
> > update half the system...
> You don't need to update a port just because it depends on Xorg. The X API is
> quite stable so you can update just Xorg without expecting any problems. (I
> did XFree86 -> Xorg with zero problems for example)
I've been updating on a regular basis. The clients and libraries are at
6.8_1, the server at 6.8_2 and I've had no problems lately. (Several
different boxes, ranging from a 3 gig processor with a gig of RAM to a
PIII 500 with 300 something Megs of RAM.
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