Updating my Xorg on RHEL 6 etc

Dave Airlie airlied at gmail.com
Mon Jan 14 15:25:43 PST 2013

On Tue, Jan 15, 2013 at 8:09 AM, Dennis Clarke <dclarke at blastwave.org> wrote:
> Dear X folks :
>     One of the things I have long wanted to do is build X from the ground up and replace the
> version running on my workstation. This probably is not recommended by the Red Hat folks
> as I am using RHEL 6 workstation and I am sure that future updates from them would mess
> with any custom work I am doing. Or perhaps not?  Really I don't know.

Well RHEL6 gets updates to fairly new bits every second minor release
or so, and yes we don't recommend doing it yourself :-P

But we have a tinderbox running on RHEL6 and it builds using jhbuild,

You should probably start by reading:


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