Fedora 9 Update: xscreensaver-5.06-3.fc9

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Fedora Update Notification
2008-08-12 16:07:05

Name        : xscreensaver
Product     : Fedora 9
Version     : 5.06
Release     : 3.fc9
URL         : http://www.jwz.org/xscreensaver/
Summary     : X screen saver and locker
Description :
A modular screen saver and locker for the X Window System.
More than 200 display modes are included in this package.

This is a metapackage for installing all default packages
related to XScreenSaver.

Update Information:

It is reported that with using X driver which does not support XRandR  1.2
correctly like NVIDIA, xscreensaver shows only one big screen hacks  on multiple
screens regarding such sucreens one large screen.    This new rpms will fix this
by making xscreensaver use Xinerama extention  when XRandR reports less screen
number than Xinerama.

* Sat Aug  9 2008 Mamoru Tasaka <mtasaka at ioa.s.u-tokyo.ac.jp> - 1:5.06-3
- Fallback to Xinerama extension when Xrandr reports less screens
  than Xinerama
  (bug 457685: patch by jwz and Aaron Plattner <aplattner at nvidia.com>)
* Fri Jul 25 2008 Mamoru Tasaka <mtasaka at ioa.s.u-tokyo.ac.jp> - 1:5.06-2
- Fix crash on start up in some case with dual screen
  (bug 456399: patch from jwz)
* Thu Jul 24 2008 Mamoru Tasaka <mtasaka at ioa.s.u-tokyo.ac.jp>
- Build some test binaries for debugging
* Thu Jul 17 2008 Mamoru Tasaka <mtasaka at ioa.s.u-tokyo.ac.jp> - 1:5.06-1
- Update to 5.06
* Wed Jul  9 2008 Mamoru Tasaka <mtasaka at ioa.s.u-tokyo.ac.jp> - 1:
- Apply a experimental randr 1.2 patch by jwz
* Sun Jun  1 2008 Mamoru Tasaka <mtasaka at ioa.s.u-tokyo.ac.jp> - 1:5.05-4
- Fix compilation error with GLib 2.17+

  [ 1 ] Bug #457685 - xscreensaver occupies partial area on a two-monitor setup

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update xscreensaver' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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