fommil at yahoo.ie
Fri Feb 21 13:28:58 PST 2003
what is the consensus on removing the;
and dri.txt hints?
Dagmar has the external freetype install of XFree86-4.2.1 and the
superhint covers all the detail these smaller and outdated hints
provided; with XFree86-4.3 round the corner i think it is time we 'cvs
delete $file ; rm -f $file ; cvs commit $file"'ed these old hints :-D.
I will not update the xfree86-superhint.txt to 4.3 for a while so that
people who don't wish to upgrade can still have instructions for
4.2.0/4.2.1 lying around. Can we then rename the superhint to
XFree86-4.2.1.txt (with complimentary '-freetype' hint) and Dagmar seems
to want to take care of the 4.3 release ;-). You can debate amoungst
yourselves what he calls that hint; i personally think it should keep
the '-freetype' postfix as that method is not fully recommended by the
XFree86 people, but you may disagree!
if there are any objections to removing these UNMAINTAINED hints, i will
JOHN PAUL ELECTED POPE!!
(George and Ringo miffed.)
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