[aur-general] Delete requests for obsolete XWayland packages

Lukas Jirkovsky l.jirkovsky at gmail.com
Sat May 31 16:43:11 EDT 2014

On Wed, May 28, 2014 at 9:47 PM, Tim Jester-Pfadt <t.jp at gmx.de> wrote:
> Hi,
> I think there might be a confusion regarding package [6].
> For our regular desktops we need the XOrg server which comes as a binary in
> /usr/bin/Xorg provided by the xorg-server package in [extra]. You get this
> by setting --enable-xorg at compile time. Now for XWayland we have our own
> binary which is completely independet called /usr/bin/Xwayland. You get
> this binary by setting --enable-xwayland. You can have this as a standalone
> server by doing --disable-xorg --enable-xwayland, which then only builds
> XWayland. This is what the xwayland-git package does and therefore doesn't
> replace your X server and is a safe way to try out XWayland. You don't have
> two X servers afterwards.
> Package [6] does both it compiles the developer Xorg binary and the
> development Xwayland binary, but if you want to try Xwayland you only need
> the last one. If you want the latest Xorg (which actually gets used by KDE
> et al.) you can use xorg-server-git, which only builds Xorg but not
> Xwayland.  So there is no real need for a package that builds both.
> Regards,
> Tim

Thank you for the clarification. I merged the xorg-server-xwayland-dev
to xwayland-git


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