[Xquartz-dev] 2.3.0-rc3

Jeremy Huddleston jeremyhu at freedesktop.org
Tue Jun 3 17:29:20 PDT 2008

So... I assume the silence is good news?  Could I atleast get a few  
"works for me here" replies so I know that someone other than me is  
using it and you all haven't lost faith in my betas ;)


On May 30, 2008, at 10:18, Jeremy Huddleston wrote:

> I've uploaded a new release candidate for 2.3.0.  I've been using this
> for about a week now and feel comfortable enough about it to put it
> out "in the wild" to let you all mess with it while I move on to the
> next stage of the startup rewrite.  Major changes since 2.3.0-rc2:
> Pulled in proper xkeyboard-config data instead of xkbdata (this should
> get Xfake and Xephyr to work without needing the '-kb' command line
> option)
> Reverted Xquartz to not use xkb since we don't actually have a quartz
> keyboard xkb data file (not sure the best way to solve this, I'm going
> to leave this headache for post-2.3.0)
> Xquartz now has the capability to add a new $DISPLAY socket after the
> server is started (rather than only at start).  This is needed for the
> new OSX-friendly startup method that I'm working on.  We use this now
> just within the server itself, but in rc4, I expect the socket will be
> handed off to the server by the stub.
> Please test it out and let me know of any regressions.
> http://xquartz.macosforge.org/downloads/X11-2.3.0_rc3.pkg
> Note, I consider this fairly stable and regression free at this point,
> but there are bound to be some issues that arise.  Now that I have
> this out, I'm going to be working on some things that are a bit more
> fragile, so if you want to balance "works" with "testing", this should
> be a fairly safe beta for you.  Of course, I may end up eating these
> words later...
> --Jeremy
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