Opened 17 years ago

Closed 15 years ago

Last modified 14 years ago

#2225 closed task (fixed)

Xorg-7.4 Patchlevel Updates

Reported by: dnicholson@… Owned by: DJ Lucas
Priority: normal Milestone:
Component: BOOK Version: SVN
Severity: normal Keywords: xorg modular


In between major Xorg releases (e.g., Xorg-7.1 -> Xorg-7.2), individual packages are updated and released. While updates in the major and minor version of the packages (x and y in package-x.y.z) has proven to be unstable, patchlevel upgrades (z in package-x.y.z) add security and bug fixes that would be beneficial to the book. The process is described more in depth here:

The idea is that a list of patchlevel updates in between major Xorg releases can be maintained here so the editors can update individual packages as time and testing sees fit.

Change History (15)

comment:1 by dnicholson@…, 17 years ago

First set of updates done pre-BLFS-6.2.0. See r6458 for details.

comment:2 by dnicholson@…, 17 years ago

Some packages are receiving manpage updates: bitmap-1.0.3 editres-1.0.3 xrdb-1.0.3

comment:3 by dnicholson@…, 17 years ago

xsetpointer-1.0.1 needs inputproto-1.4+, which is an Xorg-7.2 update. Don't use this version of xsetpointer until Xorg-7.2.

comment:4 by bdubbs@…, 17 years ago

Milestone: 6.3

Changing milestone primarily because this is the only ticket that has not been assigned a milestone.

comment:5 by dnicholson@…, 17 years ago

Owner: changed from blfs-book@… to dnicholson@…
Status: newassigned
Summary: Xorg Modular Patchlevel UpdatesXorg-7.2 Patchlevel Updates

comment:6 by dnicholson@…, 17 years ago

I added a set of updates about a month ago in r6893. The note above about xsetpointer still stands. The necessary inputproto changes won't go in until Xorg-7.3.

Also, libXfont-1.2.9 isn't being used. The developer realized that it added a new large new feature and immediately re-released it as 1.3.0. So, we'll stick with 1.2.8 until Xorg-7.3.

comment:7 by dnicholson@…, 17 years ago

Updates since r6893: xhost-1.0.2, ico-1.0.2, setxkbmap-1.0.4, iceauth-1.0.2, libX11-1.1.3.

comment:8 by dnicholson@…, 17 years ago

xclock-1.0.3, xmodmap-1.0.3, xgamma-1.0.2

comment:9 by dnicholson@…, 16 years ago

Milestone: 6.3future

As I mentioned on the list a few weeks back, I'm punting these updates. They can be applied later, or rolled into an Xorg-7.3/7.4 update. I've put specific security issues in #2513.

comment:10 by Randy McMurchy, 16 years ago

Milestone: future6.4
Summary: Xorg-7.2 Patchlevel UpdatesXorg-7.4 Patchlevel Updates
Type: enhancementtask

comment:11 by Randy McMurchy, 16 years ago

Owner: changed from dnicholson@… to blfs-book@…
Status: assignednew

comment:12 by Randy McMurchy, 15 years ago

Milestone: 6.46.5

Modified milestone from 6.4 to 6.5

comment:13 by DJ Lucas, 15 years ago

Owner: changed from blfs-book@… to DJ Lucas
Status: newassigned

comment:14 by DJ Lucas, 15 years ago

Resolution: fixed
Status: assignedclosed

Completed in r7991, r7972, r7973, r7974, r7975, r7976, r7977, r7978, and r7979.

comment:15 by (none), 14 years ago

Milestone: 6.5

Milestone 6.5 deleted

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