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X.Org Server Systemd Integration Proposed

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Published on 27 January 2014 10:25 AM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in X.Org
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Patches have been published to the X.Org mailing list for providing systemd integration with the xorg-server.

Hans de Goede has posted a set of systemd integration patches that provide systemd-socket activation support, an xfree86 change for keeping non-seat0 X.Org Servers from touching VTs, and preparation patches for systemd-logind integration. Wayland/Weston already supports logind integration so this work doesn't come too much of a surprise and given systemd's growing usage and dependence in non-Ubuntu worlds.

Those interested in the patches can find them on the X.Org mailing list and could possible be queued up for the X.Org Server 1.16 release this summer.

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