Re: XFree86-4.0.1 rpms

Subject: Re: XFree86-4.0.1 rpms
From: Iain Stevenson (
Date: Sun Dec 10 2000 - 08:02:32 MST


I couldn't get this to download - any chance of putting it on an FTP server?


on 10/12/00 5:53 am, Hollis R Blanchard at wrote:

> I understand some of you have already gone through dependancy hell to get
> XF4 installed, but I've just built XF4 rpms against a stock CS 1.2.1
> system. They're at
> The upgrade is a little tricky but honestly not bad. Just follow the
> README. I listed the minimum rpm's you'll need to upgrade, but feel free
> to install the other ones too. You will need to install the
> seemingly-unrelated rpm's in that directory, like filesystem, setup, etc.
> I am currently having some missing font issues (which I welcome feedback
> on) - fonts like Helvetica seem to be missing, although they were
> installed with the -75dpi package...
> Anyways, please use Xautoconfig4
> ( or later) to set
> up your XF86Config file, and let myself and Tom (the Xautoconfig author)
> know if something doesn't come out right.
> Also let me know if there are dependancies I've missed that need to be
> rebuilt.
> People on older machines (non-Rage 128) should try too, and I'd be
> interested in hearing any success/failure stories from you folks.
> Clearly, don't install on a box which you require to be running 100%
> perfectly. ;)
> -Hollis

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