Announcing the X11R7.5 supermodule

Peter Hutterer peter.hutterer at
Sun Sep 13 04:07:10 PDT 2009

On Sat, Sep 12, 2009 at 02:00:05AM -0400, Younes Manton wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 11, 2009 at 2:02 AM, Peter Hutterer
> <peter.hutterer at> wrote:
> > As previously mentioned, I created a git supermodule for X11R7.5. It is now
> > in a usable state.
> >
> >      Remove app/xrefresh. Obsolete module.
> Just out of curiousity, what's the alternative to xrefresh? I use it
> all the time when experimenting with nouveau and I need to refresh.

Not all modules marked as Obsolete are in fact obsolete, that was an
automatic commit message. They just won't be part of the katamari (many of
them are unmaintained). Note also that xrefresh has seen one code change in
three years and that was part of a cleanup affecting all modules. The need
for a new release is thus relatively low.

Modules don't get removed completely the worst that currently happens to
them is that they break if unmaintained.


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