On Fri, Nov 7, 2008 at 4:52 PM, Chuck Robey wrote:
> [This is my first time running this mail composing tool, tell me if it's
> doing something evil I don't see, ok?]
>
> I just got pointed at a URL, if you haven't, it's most likely worth your
> time to read this;
>
> http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag..._wayland&num=1
>
> It's discussing a new X11 project, going by the name Wayland, a RedHat
> project. Among it's primary goals is to simplify the server, and since
> making things simpler (and hence more reliable) has been a lifelong primary
> goal of mine, I'm listening. My goal here, beyond trying to be helpful in
> pointing out something clearly important, is to find out of anyone has done
> any research with a mind towards finding out the ultimate compatibility
> between FreeBSD and this new Wayland. I'm always worried that a
> Linux-person is going to "innocently" write something that requires us to
> become a Linux lookalike.


OpenBSD folks are working on improvements for X too. You may be
interested on this presentation:

http://www.openbsd.org/papers/fosdem08-xorg.pdf

> Has anyone got any FreeBSD info on this? Because, if I get s nice loud shot
> of slicne in answer to this question, I'm going to have to try to fix it. I
> wonder if it's just something that's going to need porting (my devout wish),
> or are more extreme measures going to have to be considered? Just being a
> worry-wart.


--
cd /usr/ports/sysutils/life
make clean
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