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New X.Org Server 1.13 RC Bumps The ABI

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Published on 22 August 2012 12:28 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in X.Org
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Keith Packard released the X.Org Server 1.12.99.905 release on Tuesday, another release candidate of the forthcoming xorg-server 1.13.

The xorg-server 1.12.99.905 is mainly for bumping the ABI version. The API/ABI hasn't changed since the first release candidate, but the xfree86 ABI wasn't bumped when it should have been and NVIDIA's Aaron Plattner spotted it a few days ago.

Aside from the ABI bump, there's just a few more fixes mainly for Apple's XQuartz and a few other random fixes.

Details in this mailing list announcement.

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