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2006/2/10, Benjy Grogan <benjy grogan gmail com>:
> On 2/1/06, Mike A. Harris <mharris mharris ca> wrote:
> > Benjy Grogan wrote:
> > > I hear that in a week or so Novell will be releasing the source code to
> > > XGL for X11 7.0.  Will it be possible to have XGL available in Extras
> > > for FC5?  I'm guessing it's one of those new X11 modules that v7.0 is
> > > all about.  But I know little about XGL and would like to test it out to
> > > know more.  It's going to be in NLD 10 in a few months.
> >
> > There are a lot of X related "goodies" that are up and coming in the
> > X development world, including technologies being developed by Red Hat,
> > Novell, Sun, and various others in the community.  The current plan for
> > Fedora Core 5, is to ship X11R7.0 as the official X implementation,
> > including the Xorg X server.
> >
> > The various developmental/experimental technologies being developed
> > by the above parties will most likely be available to Fedora users in
> > one form or another over time, however everything is quite experimental
> > at the current point in time to make any solid speculation for the
> > inclusion of other components into Fedora Core 5 at this time.
> >
> Maybe Fedora could do something like was done with SELinux?  Where it was
> available in FC2 but not by default.  In an update for X11 from 7.0 to 7.1
> for FC5 the Xgl branch could be included along with instructions on how to
> enable it.  This is how Novell will be introducing Xgl to it's NLD10
> distribution.  It seems like a good way to get Xgl tested early and it's the
> perfect place for it to take place, in Fedora.
> I'm eager to see how Xgl works. :)  And then I guess compiz would be the
> next request.  ;)
> Benji
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would be pretty sweet. composite is dealt with the same way...
disabled by default but "available" ;)

Rudolf Kastl

p.s. if its an optional setting and isnt yet perfect i see it as
rather uncritical and bugreports keep on flowing. ;)

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