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    Phoronix: X.Org Server 1.15 RC Brings Multiple New Features

    Keith Packard put out the first release candidate to X.Org Server 1.15 this morning. The merge window is now over and a number of new features ended up getting merged for this delayed released...

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

  • #2
    Sad that the XWayland support was not merged in. Still a nice set of changes though.

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    • #3
      Great that DRI3 and GLX rewrite was merged in.

      Too bad XWayland have not been merged in yet.
      Too bad Xserver still runs as root.

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      • #4
        Originally posted by uid313 View Post
        Too bad Xserver still runs as root.
        KMS helped a lot with the idea of a "non root X" but I think input devices still require root because of X's architecture.

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        • #5
          Awesome, now that X 1.15 is branched please merge XWayland in git master. What are you waiting for?
          ## VGA ##
          AMD: X1950XTX, HD3870, HD5870
          Intel: GMA45, HD3000 (Core i5 2500K)

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          • #6
            One feature also did not get in RC - ability to build it! Someone forgot to push new definitions to Xext proto...

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            • #7
              Originally posted by Ericg View Post
              KMS helped a lot with the idea of a "non root X" but I think input devices still require root because of X's architecture.
              Is that still the case with XInput 2.0?
              Is anyone working on fixing so input devices work without root?

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