Commit d1ff7e2b authored by Alan Coopersmith's avatar Alan Coopersmith
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The Katamari is dead! Long live the Katamari!



I come not to praise the Katamari, but to bury it...
Signed-off-by: Alan Coopersmith's avatarAlan Coopersmith <alan.coopersmith@oracle.com>
Reviewed-by: Adam Jackson's avatarAdam Jackson <ajax@redhat.com>
parent 606e019d
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<para>
X11R&relvers; is the &whichfullrel; release in the X11R&majorvers; series.
X11R&relvers; was the &whichfullrel; release in the X11R&majorvers; series.
</para>
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<title>X11R&relvers;</title>
<para>
This is the &whichfullrel; release of the new modular source code tree. The
source code has been split into nine logical modules: app, data, doc,
X11R&relvers; was the &whichfullrel; release of the modular source code tree.
The source code has been split into nine logical modules: app, data, doc,
driver, font, lib. proto, util and xserver. Each of these modules
contain one or more packages that can be configured, built and installed
separately. Please see an X11R&relvers; release site for a complete
separately. Please see an X.Org release site for a complete
list of the tarballs.
</para>
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<title>Introduction to the X11R&relvers; Release</title>
<para>
This release is the &whichfullrel; modular release of the
X11R&relvers; was the &whichfullrel; modular release of the
<productname>X Window System</productname>.
The next full release will be X11R&nextrelvers; and is expected in
&nextfullreldate;.
</para>
<para>
Unlike X11R1 through X11R6.9, X11R7.x releases are not built from one
Unlike X11R1 through X11R6.9, X11R7.x releases were not built from one
monolithic source tree, but many individual modules. These modules
are distributed as individual source code releases, and each one is
released when it is ready, instead of only when the overall window
system is ready for release. The X11R7.x releases are made by
system is ready for release. The X11R7.x releases were made by
&ldquo;rolling up&rdquo; the individual module releases into a
collection that is often affectionately called the
&ldquo;<foreignphrase>katamari</foreignphrase>&rdquo; by the developers.
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announcements of individual module updates on the <ulink
url="https://lists.x.org/mailman/listinfo/xorg-announce"
>xorg-announce mailing list</ulink> and update to those as needed.
The X.Org Foundation currently releases the X Window System
katamari releases approximately once a year, but many modules,
especially the X servers and drivers, are updated more frequently
between those releases.
</para>
<para>
There are no plans for any further
&ldquo;<foreignphrase>katamari</foreignphrase>&rdquo; releases of the
X Window System at this time, only releases of the individual modules
are planned for now.
</para>
<para>
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the X Consortium, the Open Group X Project Team, and the X.Org Group
released versions X11R3 through X11R6.6. Since the founding of the
X.Org Foundation in early 2004, many further releases have been
issued, from X11R6.7 to the current &relvers;.
issued, from X11R6.7 to the current module releases.
</para>
<para>
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The next section describes what is new in the latest full release
The next section describes what was new in the last full release
(&relvers;) compared with the previous full release
(&prevrelvers;).
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