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Re: Pull off AIGLX repoistory?



On Wed, 2006-07-26 at 13:50 -0700, alan wrote:
> On Wed, 26 Jul 2006, Jesse Keating wrote:
> 
> > On Wednesday 26 July 2006 16:39, alan wrote:
> >> That works for me.
> >>
> >> As long as I don't want any security updates.
> >>
> >> Actually I can work around it.  My concern is for those people who do not
> >> read these lists and get caught unawares.  It is a REAL pain in the ass to
> >> get hit by one of these sort of surprises out of the blue, especially this
> >> far into a release.
> >
> > Well, you get what you pay for when you blindly apply updates.  If you really
> > do care about having a stable platform, you usually pay attention to the
> > updates your applying...
> 
> And if one of the critical security patches has dependancies on X, what 
> then?
> 
> That brings up another unasked question...
> 
> When you update X 7.1, what else has to be updated?  I would assume GTK 
> and Qt.  What else?  Anything using Xlib directly? All X apps?  Just how 
> big of an update is that going to be?

none of those, the only thing changing is the *internal* X abi


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