Compiling earlier X server releases using jhbuild/git?

Dan Nicholson dbn.lists at
Thu Jan 14 12:22:34 PST 2010

On Thu, Jan 14, 2010 at 11:14 AM, Mike Travis <travis at> wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm trying to build an earlier X server version using GIT and
> jhbuild and I was wondering if there's a branch label to get
> all the modules specific to a release (7.4 in this case).
> Attempting to use the "" using everything
> has not been successful as I cannot find installable modules for
> glproto and libpciaccess0-devel (so far).
> Building from the distro (suse) xorg source rpm's has been
> equally frustrating.

If you checkout util/modular, there are tags for XORG-7_5, XORG-7_4,
etc. I'm not sure the files will actually be correct for those cases,
but it should be close.


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