Cherrypicking system-config-xfree86 from redhat

Stephan Hermann sh at
Thu Jan 19 18:51:38 GMT 2006


On Thursday 19 January 2006 19:25, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 22, 2005 at 01:11:55PM -0800, Corey Burger wrote:
> > One of the biggest holes in our configuration tools in a decent X
> > configuration tool. The RH/Fedora one is far from perfect, but it
> > might form a good basis. Obviously we are talking about Dapper+1 for
> > anything, I am just raising the idea.
> >
> > Basically, we need to figure out what the common use cases are and
> > what the edge use cases are. We then need to determine exactly what we
> > want a tool to do and what sort of error checking it should do.
> >
> > Daniel, any idea if this tool produces sane configuration files?
> >
> >
> >
> The first step would be to get it packaged and into universe.  Sounds like
> a good candidate for the universe candidate list in the wiki.

I think we find someone who can package it.
But I'm more interested in early testing of this software.

Corey, did you test it on current dapper or breezy?

Would be cool to have such a tool, and if it's suitable for Ubuntu, we will 
have it in no time :)


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