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Two Bugs Left Before X Server 1.4.1

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Published on 01 December 2007 10:50 PM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in X.Org
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X Server 1.4.1 was originally slated for release on the first of November, then Daniel Stone had pushed the release back to November 11, but that didn't happen either. The X Server 1.4 Wiki page still reflects a release date of November 11, but that's passed by nearly a month.

For the server 1.4.1 blocker bug, back on November 11 it had five dependent bugs with three still open. As it stands today, there are 10 bugs on the list with all of them being closed except for two. These two bugs holding up the release of xorg-server-1.4.1 is for SetKeySymsMap's memmove writing too many bytes (Bug 9180) and a client shutdown caused by EINTR in select (Bug 9240). Both of these bugs have been open since the end of 2006.

Perhaps X Server 1.4.1 will arrive as a Christmas present this holiday season?

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