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From: Sebastian Pipping <sping@g.o>
Subject: Re: Xorg Documentation Suggestion
Date: Tue, 01 Jun 2010 09:59:30 +0200
Hello Roger,

On 06/01/10 02:55, Roger A. Simoneau wrote:
> Greetings;
> I've been in the process of upgrading (been a couple years).  I ran into
> a bit of an issue that took a bit to resolve.  My suggestion comes based
> on what I did to resolve the issue.
> Please add a reference to the X Server Configuration Howto that the
> individual may require emerging xf86-input-evdev prior to execution of
> the X server.  In my case, that package wasn't automatically emerged
> when I emerged the Xorg server.

from what you describe I have the impression that status quo may need
fixing rather than documentation.

How come xf86-input-evdev is needed but not a dependency?
Is it a bug in the ebuild?  Was your usage unusual in any way?
Could you research that for us and come back with more details?

Thanks, best,


Re: Xorg Documentation Suggestion
-- Dale
Xorg Documentation Suggestion
-- Roger A. Simoneau
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