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X.Org Server 1.14 Development Closed, RC1 Released

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Published on 19 December 2012 04:23 PM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in X.Org
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Keith Packard announced the end of new development for X.Org Server 1.14 and has tagged xorg-server 1.14 Release Candidate 1.

The main feature to X.Org Server 1.14 is pointer barriers and barrier releases, which were just merged to master. Since September there have been a variety of fixes including work on XWin, MinGW fixes, DIX work, and nearly two-hundred other commits.

Unfortunately, XWayland was not merged for X.Org Server 1.14 nor any other really interesting features.

The final release of X.Org Server 1.14 is expected in March.

The X.Org Server 1.14 RC1 release announcement with change-log can be found on the xorg-announce list.

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