dcarter at mercycorps.org
Thu May 13 11:43:51 PDT 2010
On Thu, May 13, 2010 at 02:26:32PM -0400, robert delius royar wrote:
> Thu, 13 May 2010 (08:25 -0700 UTC) Jeremy Huddleston wrote:
> >Hi everyone,
> >I just released the fourth (and probably last) beta for 2.5.1. If all
> >goes smoothly, we'll be starting the rc's with the next release.
> >This release pulls in the newly released xorg-server-1.8.1 and
> >pixman-0.18.2. It also includes the work I've been doing recently for
> >libxcb including the patch series I sent to xorg-devel yesterday which
> >will make libxcb understand a larger set of $DISPLAY variables. This
> >should fix the connectivity regressions that some people were seeing with
> >the new xcb-backed libX11.
> >We have 28 closed tickets with 7 remaining open in the 2.5.1 milestone.
> >I'll be evaluating these to decide which to keep in 2.5.1 and which to
> >punt to 2.5.2. If you feel strongly about any of these issues, please
> >speak up.
> >Full ChangeLog:
> >Direct Download:
> >Remaining 2.5.1 issues:
> >Yes, this is SL-only. The first rc will be available for Leopard.
> With this beta, my app_to_run is no longer called. Also, the bug of not
> finding the correct display that was in an earlier version has returned
> in an odd way. Scripts called via the Applications menu start but
> bundles that contain the same scripts and which are in the dock get the
> wrong display (the one with the :0.0 rather than the :0). I just did an
> echo $DISPLAY in two xterms and found that both had DISPLAY as :4.0.
> Console messages complain that there is no
> I have reverted to beta3.
I has similar issues with the DISPLAY setting. Start up wouldn't doesn't
start an xterm. Setting allow remote connects doesn't work. I had to do
a xhost +.
I've also reverted to beta3.
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