Xorg Version numbers

Adam Jackson ajax at nwnk.net
Wed Aug 13 08:12:44 PDT 2008

On Sat, 2008-08-09 at 00:46 +0200, Julien Cristau wrote:
> On Fri, Aug  8, 2008 at 15:39:44 -0700, Alan Coopersmith wrote:
> > 4.3.99 sounds like a XFree86 version number, not an Xorg one.
> > You want to find a module compiled for the version of Xorg that you
> > use - without knowing what module that is, all I can suggest is finding
> > the source and rebuilding, or asking whoever gave it to you to do so.
> > 
> Or they actually built against some Xorg version, but used
> XF86_VERSION_CURRENT instead of XORG_VERSION_CURRENT so 4.3.99 shows up
> in the log.

As of about fifteen seconds ago, that won't work anymore.
XF86_VERSION_CURRENT and friends won't exist in xserver 1.6.

- ajax
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