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    Default X.Org Server 1.15 RC Brings Multiple New Features

    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

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

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    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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    Quote 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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    Awesome, now that X 1.15 is branched please merge XWayland in git master. What are you waiting for?

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    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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    Quote 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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