Differnce between Xfree and Xorg

Harold L Hunt II huntharo@msu.edu
Wed May 12 15:49:00 GMT 2004

Thomas Dickey wrote:

> On Wed, 12 May 2004, Alexander Gottwald wrote:
>>On Wed, 12 May 2004, aroushdi wrote:
>>>I am a little bit confused I see here that we have moved to Xorg
>>>distribution . I took a look at XFree.org and it seems they have
>>>Binaries for Cygwin till 4.4 .
>>These binaries are likely to be very outdated. We moved to X.org because
>>it was easier for Cygwin/X developers to get cvs access there. XFree
>>only allowed cvs access for a few people from the core team. We had
>>to ask them to include the changes into their cvs. As a result the
>>XFree cvs was always a few weeks up to some months behind the Cygwin/X
>>The cygwin part from XFree may now be about 7 or 8 months old. Many
> Before saying "may be", it is proper to verify your statements.
> The 4.4 binaries are no older than the end of December.

So they are old.  Who cares?


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