[arch-dev-public] [draft] xorg-server 1.16 is now available

Bartłomiej Piotrowski b at bpiotrowski.pl
Sat Jul 26 03:58:33 EDT 2014

On Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:59:27 +0200
Laurent Carlier <lordheavym at gmail.com> wrote:
> The new version comes with the following changes:
> * X is now rootless with the help of systemd-logind, this also means
> that it must be launched from the same virtual terminal as was used
> to log in. Please note that launching X through a login-manager (gdm,
> kdm, ...) doesn't yet provide rootless access. The old root execution
> behavior can be restored through the Xorg.wrap config file (man
> xorg.wrap).
> * Better glamor accelerated rendering, deprecating glamor-egl package.
> * A new package xorg-server-xwayland that allows running X
> applications inside a wayland session.
> * The xf86-video-intel package doesn't yet provide dri3 support
> because of multiple rendering bugs.

Please mention that redirecting stderr breaks rootless login. It worked
for such a long time that it's not so simple to find the culprit.

Bartłomiej Piotrowski
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