[arch-general] [arch-announce] Xorg 1.18.0 enters [testing]

Leonid Isaev leonid.isaev at jila.colorado.edu
Sat Nov 14 02:14:02 UTC 2015

On Fri, Nov 13, 2015 at 01:01:09PM -0000, Arch Linux: Recent news updates: Laurent Carlier wrote:
> Xorg 1.18.0 is entering [testing] with the following changes:
>   * You can now choose between `xf86-input-evdev` and `xf86-input-libinput`.
>   * `xf86-input-aiptek` will not be updated and will be removed when xorg-1.18.0
> is moved to [extra]
> Caveat:
> NVIDIA drivers are not yet compatible with 1.18.0. You can block the upgrade by
> appending --ignoregroup=xorg to the pacman command or adding 'xorg' to
> IgnoreGroup in pacman.conf
> URL: https://www.archlinux.org/news/xorg-1180-enters-testing/

Hmm, on my machine Xorg now runs as root, and I had to create
/etc/X11/Xwrapper.config to enfoce the old behavior of dropping suid privs...
Has anyone else noticed this?

Leonid Isaev
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