Time for a DXN#11 follow-up.
rc4upload solved a lot of issues, but the
1.6.0release (just uploaded) should fix some more. Enjoy!
I’ve also uploaded a new
xorg-server, merging from upstream
server-1.12-branchto get many XI2.2 bug fixes, along with an infinite loop bug fix (also seen with
Many drivers can no longer work on
ia64due to the recent changes, so we requested they be removed, which happened promptly!
All XSF-maintained packages build happily against X server 1.12, meaning users can get back to running
apt-get dist-upgradeblindly without having to fear the consequences. Pro tip: when you see something like
xserver-xorggo away during a
dist-upgrade, think twice before confirming!
xf86-input-mtrackwas recently fixed;
xf86-video-msmfail to build (#671028, #671806), so they stay uninstallable for now. Thankfully nothing appears to depend on them, so they can be temporarily removed from
testingif needs be.
In the meanwhile, xserver-xorg-video-intel 2.19 was released. It will probably land into
experimentalfirst, until the new server and its drivers make it into
Andreas Beckmann asked me to mention the status of the binary drivers, so here is my take about them:
fglrxstill doesn’t support X server 1.12 (LOL!). The other, big fat blobby driver is installable, and supposed to work.