x hints?

James Iwanek chthon at chthon-uk.com
Fri Feb 21 17:36:34 PST 2003

Sam Halliday wrote:

> hi there,
> what is the consensus on removing the;
> x11.txt
> xfree86_41.txt
> xfree86_42.txt
> xfree86_4.2.0_dri.txt
> nvidia_glx
> 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 superhint covers all the detail these smaller and outdated hints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
> understand.
> cheers,
> Sam

lets move them to old first then after the 4.3 release then remove them

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