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[ANN] X11R6.8.2 Release Candidate 3 is out! (fwd)


I've prepared cygwin packages for Release Candidate 3 of the
upcoming Xorg 6.8.2 release. They are available from the usual
cygwin mirrors once they arrive there and are marked as "test"
in the setup and named xorg-x11-*-

Please test them and report bugs if you find any. The announcement
from is enclosed below. 

I'll remove the packages from the cygwin server and the download site.


From: Roland Mainz <>
Subject: [ANN] X11R6.8.2 Release Candidate 3 is out!

  X11R6.8.2 Release Candidate 3 (RC3) of the X Window System
         X.Org Foundation Releases Maintaince Update
            For X Window System Version X11R6.8.x

The third release candidate for X11R6.8.2 is ready for testing.  The
upcoming X11R6.8.2 release is intended to be a stable bug fix release
and we would very much appreciate your help to build and test this
release candidate.  Please report any problems you find in Xorg's
bugzilla (

## IMPORTANT: This is likely the LAST release canidate and therefore the
last chanche to do testing before the FINAL version will be shipped! ##

This release candidate is currently labeled "experimental" and is only
made available for testing and evaluation purposes.

* Notes for testers:
- Various drivers, modules and other infrastructure got
  significant updates and need to be thoroughly tested by the
  community, including:
  - "radeon" video driver
  - "nv" (nvidia) video driver
  - ATI Rage128 video driver
  - ATI R100 video driver
  - Intel i810 video driver
  - "neomagic" video driver
  - Postscript print driver
  - Xprint infrastructure update
  - Mesa (OpenGL) update to release 6.2
  - libXpm security update (CAN-2004-0914)
  ... and many many other things...

- The full changelog for the X11R6.8.x stable branch can be found under

- The X11R6.8.2 RC3 source code can be obtained as follows:
  - Source tarballs are available from [1]

md5 checksums are:
MD5 (xorg-x11- = d3008407381364a3e8a6e0cce5620d37  
MD5 (xorg-x11-  = 4c72bb3346722621d09a9b60b5ae1fb0  
MD5 (xorg-x11-   = 26ede25a29bbf0d072bb87ee94508a7c  

[1]=The "xorg-x11-" source tarball was created with
Solaris /usr/bin/tar for those platforms who can't deal with the GNU tar
format (which was used to package "xorg-x11-" and

  - Anonymous CVS:
  % export
  % cvs -z6 checkout -r XORG-6_8_1_903 xc

  - For people with SSH access to the CVS repository:
  % export
  % export CVS_RSH=ssh
  % cvs -z6 checkout -r XORG-6_8_1_903 xc

* Next step is to get the final version out in (more or less) two weeks
unless serious showstoppers will be found.

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