From: Torrey T. Lyons <torrey@mr...> - 2002-01-22 02:39:44
The latest full release from the XFree86 Project, XFree86 4.2.0, is
now available. Thank you to everyone who tested and provided feedback
for this release. A quick summary of the new Darwin/Mac OS X specific
features in 4.2.0 is:
o On Mac OS X, a new rootless mode is added to the XDarwin X server.
This allows X clients to display windows on the Aqua desktop.
o Xinerama support added to XDarwin
o With XDarwin in full screen mode, the depth, size, and refresh
rate can now be chosen to be different from the settings used by
o GLX support added for Darwin and Mac OS X with software rendering.
o Keymap setup in XDarwin is improved, particularly for interna-
o In addition to English and Japanese, the XDarwin user interface is
now localized in Dutch, French, German, Spanish, and Korean.
Pre-compiled binaries for the following Darwin/Mac OS X platforms
are, or will soon be, available at the XFree86 FTP site:
Darwin-ppc-1.x PowerPC version for Mac OS X 10.0 and Darwin 1.0-1.3
Darwin-ppc-5.x PowerPC version for Mac OS X 10.1 and Darwin 1.4.1
Darwin-ix86-5.x Intel x86 version for Darwin 1.4.1
By popular demand, the XonX Project (http://sf.net/projects/xonx) has
also produced double-clickable installers for Mac OS X. The
installers are available from:
There are separate installers for Mac OS X 10.0 and 10.1. The
installer for Mac OS X 10.1 is available now and the Mac OS X 10.0
installer will be available shortly.
Darwin and XFree86 Committer
"Action figure sold separately."