Easy way to bisect xorg-xserver?

Dirk Wallenstein halsmit at t-online.de
Thu Jul 8 00:37:52 PDT 2010

On Wed, Jul 07, 2010 at 04:23:22PM +0200, Clemens Eisserer wrote:
> Hi,
> I would like to do some bisecting to find a regression that was
> introduced somewhere between 1.6 and 1.7.
> I tried but for me as a non-developer its quite hard to get the right
> versions of the right libraries, and I gave up after a few hours.
> Is there a script which can download and build the appropriate
> libraries requiered for a certain version of the x-server?

JHBuild has a sticky_date option, by which you can skip back to a
previous point in time across several modules. It is possible to pass
that switch to the 'build' subcommand [1].

[1] http://library.gnome.org/devel/jhbuild/2.30/command-reference.html.en#command-reference-build


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