[slackintosh-users] Re: compile xorg next

On Sat, 3 Nov 2007 01:28:45 am Marco Bonetti wrote:
> On 11/2/07, Andrew Mason <andrew@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > I noticed that your again syncing with slackware -current (yay ), and I
> > was wondering if it is at all possible could you compile / package the
> > xorg changes in -current next ? =)
>
> I'm actually trying to build it. Unfortunately this w-e I'll be away
> from my pbook and the SlackBuild is somehow picky on what you've (or
> you haven't) installed to build it ;-)
> My own roadmap is to somehow build a 7.3 xorg using previous one
> and/or building it from scratch, figuring out a way to satisfy
> dependencies, and then rebuilding it again to release a full 7.3 xorg
> set of packages.
Awesome. Many thanks. I shall be patient =)

>
> > I am on a g3 ibook which has some wierd X issue where everything freezes
> > in X except the mouse. It wasn't doing this in 11 so i am assuming its a
> > regression in the xorg packages that were included in 12 so I am hoping
> > this is resolved in newer versions, hence my request.
>
> weird :-/
Yeh, apparently ubuntu and fedora are having the same issues so it's a system 
wide thing with the ati cards i guess. 

> just hold on, packages are on their way
>
> > sorry to be a PITA
>
> never mind
>
> > and mny thanks for the great distro.
>
> yay!



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