Problems with X.org and incompatibilities with in-house software
Alan.Coopersmith at Sun.COM
Sun Feb 28 16:06:05 PST 2010
Alan Cox wrote:
>>> To our much dismay we have recently found after attempting to install
>> new Linux boxes that these extensions no longer appear to be available.
> PEX was dropped in what was it 2004, so six years ago... taken you a
> while to notice and it was dropped because nobody could actually find a
> single user of it. By the time PEX stuff ever approached any real
> implementation OpenGL had buried it because of the need for things like
> texture mapping.
> But then if you wanted people to believe you were genuine you wouldn't I
> susppect be posting from what the analysis tools say is a new google
> account and without naming the company.
Now that you mention it, I don't think there was ever a X server in the world
that supported both PEX & XEvIE, since X.Org added XEvIE in 6.8, but dropped
PEX before 6.7.
-Alan Coopersmith- alan.coopersmith at sun.com
Oracle Solaris Platform Engineering: X Window System
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