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From: Zhang Le <r0bertz@g.o>
Subject: Re: Re: About "Xfce Configuration Guide"
Date: Tue, 9 Jun 2009 00:48:24 +0800
On 15:20 Mon 08 Jun     , Duncan wrote:
> Zhang Le <r0bertz@g.o> posted
> 20090608083147.GB16785@..., excerpted below, on  Mon,
> 08 Jun 2009 16:31:48 +0800:
> 
> > If user strictly follow X Server Configuration Howto (
> > http://www.gentoo.org/doc/en/xorg-config.xml ), he would install the
> > whole xorg-x11 meta package, which is not necessary.
> 
> This one would be an outdated X Server Configuration Howto, then, as 
> Gentoo/X, last I read, does not expect or recommend that people install 
> the meta-package.
> 

[snip]

> 
> Thus, any Gentoo documentation recommending the xorg-x11 meta-package for 
> other than the specific purpose of installing /everything/ upstream (as 
> opposed to Gentoo) recommends and considers important, is outdated and 
> needs updated.
> 
> I haven't looked to see if there's already one filed or not, but should I 
> file a bug, probably CCing the Gentoo/X folks for confirmation?  That doc 
> appears to be in the docs project space, not X's, so it'd be docs' bug.

This doc's author is Sven Vermeulen, a previous Gentoo Doc guy. So it should be
a docs' bug. But CCing Gentoo/X folks won't hurt I think.

-- 
Zhang, Le
Gentoo/Loongson Developer
http://zhangle.is-a-geek.org
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