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X.Org Server 1.13.1 Pulls In The Fixes

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Published on 14 December 2012 01:43 AM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in X.Org
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Three months after the release of X.Org Server 1.13, the first point release is now available to provide additional bug-fixes.

For those using the X.Org Server 1.13 series until the March roll-out of X.Org Server 1.14, this release provides numerous bug-fixes over the original xorg-server 1.13.0 release. Prior to being released as stable, there were two release candidates.

The X.Org Server 1.13.x series is now being maintained by the first-time stable maintainer Matt Dew. The release announcement can be found on the X.Org mailing list.

Fixes over the original 1.13 release include:

- xf86: select a fake output for headless servers
- Xi: Fix modifier swapping in XIPassiveGrabDevice
- randr: call RRProviderInit in the proper place.
- cursor: Revise edge cases for the pointer moving towards barriers
- xf86: fix compat output selection for no output GPUs
- When resetting device idle time, reset XIAll(Master)Devices too
- xkb: fill in keycode and event type for slow keys enablement
- hw/dmx: add update_desktop_dimensions() call
- Sync TouchListener memory allocation with population in TouchSetupListeners()
- Xi: Update the device after delivering the emulated pointer event(#56558)
- Xi: Set modifier mask on touch events
- End physically active touches when device is disabled
- Xi: Don't check for TOUCH_END, it's never set
- Touch: Fix duplicate TouchBegin selection with virtual devices
- dri2: invalidate drawable after sharing pixmap
- xf86/platform: scan pci after probing devices
- config/udev: ignore change on drm devices
- xf86: fix multi-seat video device support. (v2)
- Correct description of -displayfd option in man page.
- hw/xwin: Only add GLX extension once.
- Fix compilation of Xorg DDX without XF86VIDMODE
- Fix 'make distcheck' for hw/xwin
- EXA: Track source/mask pixmaps more explicitly for Composite fallback regions.
- dix: set the device transformation matrix
- dix: fix crash on XI 1.x grabs on disabled devices. (#54934)
- xfree86: add xf86UpdateDesktopDimensions()
- dix: fix crash on shutdown if a disabled device is still grabbed (XI1 grab)
- xkb: ProcesssPointerEvent must work on the VCP if it gets the VCP
- Xi: don't deliver TouchEnd to a client waiting for TouchBegin (#55738)
- dix: fix zaphod screen scrossing (#54654)
- dix: fix scale_to_desktop for edge ABS events

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Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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