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X Server Oops, Another Release Today

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Published on 30 June 2008 08:35 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in X.Org
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The much-delayed X Server 1.5 RC4 (v1.4.99.904) release made it out today, but it's already being replaced by a newer version. No, there wasn't a big development marathon today or anything spectacular, but X Server 1.4.99.904 got pushed out with a show-stopping bug. The XInput ABI (for the non-programmers, the Application Binary Interface) number went with version 3.1, when it was supposed to be 2.1. Keith Packard had also squeezed in a change for wrapping AddTraps in EXA and Damage.

X Server 1.5 RC5 (v1.4.99.905) was therefore pushed out just a few hours after 1.5 RC4 with this ABI numbering fix and Keith's change. The announcement can be found on the X.Org mailing list.

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