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    Phoronix: X Server 1.7 Finally Reaches Release Candidate

    It's a few months late, but the first release candidate for X Server 1.7 is now available. Peter Hutterer announced the release this morning along with freezing the X Server ABI for the 1.7 series...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=NzUzNA

  • #2
    Only a few months late - not bad compared to some previous X servers.

    GOOD JOB, X folks.

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    • #3
      Kudos to Peter for taking this bull by the horns. It is too bad he didn't jump at it a couple of months earlier, or we might have seen 1.7 in the October refresh of Ubuntu. Oh well.

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      • #4
        Originally posted by gsacks View Post
        Kudos to Peter for taking this bull by the horns. It is too bad he didn't jump at it a couple of months earlier, or we might have seen 1.7 in the October refresh of Ubuntu. Oh well.
        With a reduced feature set. Seriously better this way. It's plenty more tiresome they keep dropping features out of releases than that they postpone releases imo.

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        • #5
          Does fglrx work with this? Don't want to mess around compiling it until I know

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          • #6
            Originally posted by Koorac View Post
            Does fglrx work with this? Don't want to mess around compiling it until I know
            Most likely not. I am guessing. But, you won't know for sure until someone tries it. Why not you?

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            • #7
              Not working with fglrx 9.5 but that was to be expected with a binary blob.

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