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                      Release Notes for XFree86[tm] 4.0.2                       Release Notes for XFree86[tm] 4.1.0
   
                           The XFree86 Project, Inc                            The XFree86 Project, Inc
   
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                                   Abstract                                    Abstract
   
      This document contains some information about the features present       This document contains some information about the features present
      in XFree86 4.0.2 and their status.       in XFree86 4.1.0 and their status.
   
 1.  Introduction to the 4.x Release Series  1.  Introduction to the 4.x Release Series
   
 XFree86 4.0 was the first official release of the new XFree86 4 series.  The  XFree86 4.0 was the first official release of the new XFree86 4 series.  The
 current release (4.0.2) is the latest in that series.  XFree86 4 represents a  current release (4.1.0) is the latest in that series.  XFree86 4 represents a
 significant redesign of the XFree86 X server.  Not all of the hardware  significant redesign of the XFree86 X server.  Not all of the hardware
 drivers from 3.3.x have been ported to 4.x yet, but conversely, 4.x has some  drivers from 3.3.x have been ported to 4.x yet, but conversely, 4.x has some
 hardware support not present in 3.3.x.  Our Driver Status document summarizes  hardware support not present in 3.3.x.  Our Driver Status document summarizes
 how the hardware driver support compares between 3.3.6 and 4.0.2.  Please  how the hardware driver support compares between 3.3.6 and 4.1.0.  Please
 check there first before downloading 4.0.2.  check there first before downloading 4.1.0.
   
 The 4.0.1 release introduced a new graphical configuration tool, "xf86cfg",  The 4.0.1 release introduced a new graphical configuration tool, "xf86cfg",
 and a text mode interface was added to it for the 4.0.2 release.  It is work  and a text mode interface was added to it for the 4.0.2 release.  It is work
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 for some hardware.  To try it out, just run (as root) "XFree86 -configure".  for some hardware.  To try it out, just run (as root) "XFree86 -configure".
 Each of these configuration options will give you a reasonable starting point  Each of these configuration options will give you a reasonable starting point
 for a suitable configuration file.  We've put some effort into documenting  for a suitable configuration file.  We've put some effort into documenting
 the 4.0.2 config file format, and you can find that information in the  the 4.1.0 config file format, and you can find that information in the
 XF86Config manual page. Check that, the driver manual pages and the related  XF86Config manual page. Check that, the driver manual pages and the related
 documentation for further information.  documentation for further information.
   
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 save you some time and help you figure out which of the binary releases you  save you some time and help you figure out which of the binary releases you
 need.  need.
   
 The next section describes what is new in the latest version (4.0.2).  The  The next section describes what is new in the latest version (4.1.0).  The
 other sections below describe some of the new features and changes between  other sections below describe some of the new features and changes between
 3.3.x and 4.0.  There are lot's of new features, and we definitely don't have  3.3.x and 4.0.  There are lot's of new features, and we definitely don't have
 enough space to cover them all here.  enough space to cover them all here.
   
 2.  Summary of new features in 4.0.2.  2.  Summary of new features in 4.1.0.
   
 2.1  X server  2.1  Card drivers enhancements
   
    o Darwin/Mac OS X is now supported and the X server runs on PowerPC.  The     o  more drivers converted to use the 'fb' layer and render extension (and
      X server for this platform is called "Xdarwin", and its installation and       thus supporting anti-aliased TT fonts)
   
      o  big endian support for the mga and tdfx drivers
   
      o  ATI Radeon on alpha (Linux)
   
      o  vmware driver for use by X servers running under a VMWare guest OS
   
      o  matrox G450 support
   
      o  support for Trident CyberBladeXP and CyberBladeXPm
   
      o  support for NVidia GeForce 3
   
      o  XvImage support for GeForce 3 chips
   
      o  add 1400x1050 builtin modes
   
      o  savage driver updates
   
      o  GLINT driver updates, including support for the SGI 1600SW flat panel
   
      o  cirrus driver updates
   
      o  DRI driver for Radeon
   
      o  acceleration for Trident Cyber9388
   
   2.2  Miscelaneous X Server / Extensions updates
   
      o  Mesa 3.4.2
   
      o  FreeType 2.0.2
   
      o  UCS versions of most bitmap fonts
   
      o  more locale/international keyboards support
   
      o  initial DPS extension support
   
      o  support several 'internet' keyboards additional keys
   
      o  X11R6.5.1 merge
   
      o  lots of int10 support bug fixes
   
      o  add XvMC extension (an experimental, not yet finished video accelera-
        tion extension)
   
      o  fix a crash in Shape extension
   
      o  XFree86-VidModeExtension now allows setting of gamma ramps rather than
        just gamma values
   
   2.3  New clients - updates to existing clients
   
      o  add glxgears
   
      o  add libXmuu (Xmu version that don't rely on Xt/Xaw)
   
      o  add libGLU
   
      o  security problem in XAsyncReply
   
      o  make xdm xinerama-aware (avoid the split login widget)
   
   2.4  Os support
   
      o  support for DRI on Linux/ppc
   
      o  i810 and i815 support on FreeBSD
   
      o  lots for XDarwin updates
   
      o  lots of Cygwin support updates
   
   2.5  Build updates
   
      o  new distclean make target
   
      o  makedepend scripts updates
   
   3.  Summary of new features in 4.0.3.
   
   3.1  X server
   
      o Darwin/Mac OS X is now supported on PowerPC and Intel/x86.  The X server
        runs from the console or in cooperation with the Mac OS X Aqua GUI.  The
        X server for this platform is called "XDarwin", and its installation and
      configuration is different from the "XFree86" server used on other plat-       configuration is different from the "XFree86" server used on other plat-
      forms.  Please read the XFree86 on Darwin and Mac OS X document for fur-       forms.  Please read the XFree86 on Darwin and Mac OS X document for fur-
      ther information.       ther information.
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    o Big endian problems in Xinerama have been fixed.     o Big endian problems in Xinerama have been fixed.
   
    o The new "render" extension has been added (see below (section 4.11, page     o The new "render" extension has been added (see below (section 5.11, page
      1)).  The design has been extended in the following ways:       1)).  The design has been extended in the following ways:
   
         o A new FillRectangles request was added.          o A new FillRectangles request was added.
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      some of the bugs in the current options.  A protocol for plugging in       some of the bugs in the current options.  A protocol for plugging in
      external modules is also planned.       external modules is also planned.
   
 2.2  X libraries and clients.  3.2  X libraries and clients.
   
    o Significant updates to the internationalisation support in Xlib (see     o Significant updates to the internationalisation support in Xlib (see
      below (section 2.3, page 1)).       below (section 3.3, page 1)).
   
    o Some xfs updates, including font path verification, and new options.     o Some xfs updates, including font path verification, and new options.
   
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    o New "xvinfo" client for querying the XVideo extension.     o New "xvinfo" client for querying the XVideo extension.
   
 2.3  Fonts and Internationalisation  3.3  Fonts and Internationalisation
   
    o Many of the "misc" bdf fonts have been updated and extended, and a wider     o Many of the "misc" bdf fonts have been updated and extended, and a wider
      range of ISO-8859 subsets have been added.  These are now auto-generated       range of ISO-8859 subsets have been added.  These are now auto-generated
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    o XKB keyboard definitions have been added and updated for some countries.     o XKB keyboard definitions have been added and updated for some countries.
   
 2.4  Platforms  3.4  Platforms
   
    o Darwin/Mac OS X.     o Darwin/Mac OS X.
   
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    o Support has been added for more Alpha platforms under Linux.  This now     o Support has been added for more Alpha platforms under Linux.  This now
      includes all platforms that require sparse memory mapping.       includes all platforms that require sparse memory mapping.
   
 3.  Drivers  4.  Drivers
   
 3.1  Video Drivers  4.1  Video Drivers
   
 XFree86 4.0.2 includes the following video drivers:  XFree86 4.1.0 includes the following video drivers:
   
 +--------------+--------------------------+----------------------------------+  +--------------+--------------------------+----------------------------------+
 |Driver Name   | Description              | Further Information              |  |Driver Name   | Description              | Further Information              |
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 |tseng         | Tseng Labs               |                                  |  |tseng         | Tseng Labs               |                                  |
 |vesa          | VESA                     | vesa(4)                          |  |vesa          | VESA                     | vesa(4)                          |
 |vga           | Generic VGA              | vga(4)                           |  |vga           | Generic VGA              | vga(4)                           |
   |vmware        | VMWare guest OS          | vmware(4)                        |
 +--------------+--------------------------+----------------------------------+  +--------------+--------------------------+----------------------------------+
   
 Drivers marked with (*) are present in a preliminary form in this release,  Drivers marked with (*) are present in a preliminary form in this release,
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 Darwin/Mac OS X uses IOKit drivers and does not use the module loader drivers  Darwin/Mac OS X uses IOKit drivers and does not use the module loader drivers
 listed above. Further information can be found in README.Darwin.  listed above. Further information can be found in README.Darwin.
   
 XFree86 4.0.2 includes the following input drivers:  XFree86 4.1.0 includes the following input drivers:
   
 3.2  Input Drivers  4.2  Input Drivers
   
           +------------+--------------------+---------------------+            +------------+--------------------+---------------------+
           |Driver Name | Description        | Further Information |            |Driver Name | Description        | Further Information |
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           |wacom       | Wacom tablets      | wacom(4)            |            |wacom       | Wacom tablets      | wacom(4)            |
           +------------+--------------------+---------------------+            +------------+--------------------+---------------------+
   
 4.  Summary of XFree86 4.  5.  Summary of XFree86 4.
   
 Unlike XFree86 3.3.x where there are multiple X server binaries, each of  Unlike XFree86 3.3.x where there are multiple X server binaries, each of
 which drive different hardware, XFree86 4.0.2 has a single X server binary  which drive different hardware, XFree86 4.1.0 has a single X server binary
 called XFree86.  This binary can either have one or more video drivers linked  called XFree86.  This binary can either have one or more video drivers linked
 in statically, or, more usually, dynamically load the video drivers and other  in statically, or, more usually, dynamically load the video drivers and other
 modules that are needed.  modules that are needed.
   
 XFree86 4.0.2 has X server support for most UNIX(R) and UNIX-like operating  XFree86 4.1.0 has X server support for most UNIX(R) and UNIX-like operating
 systems on Intel/x86 platforms, plus support for Linux on Alpha, PowerPC,  systems on Intel/x86 platforms, plus support for Linux on Alpha, PowerPC,
 IA-64, Sparc, and Mips platforms, and for Darwin on PowerPC.  Work on support  IA-64, Sparc, and Mips platforms, and for Darwin on PowerPC.  Work on support
 for additional architectures and operating systems is in progress, and is  for additional architectures and operating systems is in progress, and is
 planned for future releases.  planned for future releases.
   
 4.1  Loader and Modules  5.1  Loader and Modules
   
 The XFree86 X server has a built-in run-time loader, donated by Metro Link  The XFree86 X server has a built-in run-time loader, donated by Metro Link
 <URL:http://www.metrolink.com>.  This loader can load normal object files and  <URL:http://www.metrolink.com>.  This loader can load normal object files and
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 the future we plan to take advantage of this to provide more frequent driver  the future we plan to take advantage of this to provide more frequent driver
 module updates in between major releases.  module updates in between major releases.
   
 The loader in version 4.0.2 has support for Intel (x86), Alpha and PowerPC  The loader in version 4.1.0 has support for Intel (x86), Alpha and PowerPC
 platforms.  It also has preliminary support for Sparc platforms.  platforms.  It also has preliminary support for Sparc platforms.
   
 The X server makes use of modules for video drivers, X server extensions,  The X server makes use of modules for video drivers, X server extensions,
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      hope to have a mechanism for signing/verifying the modules that we       hope to have a mechanism for signing/verifying the modules that we
      provide available in a future release.       provide available in a future release.
   
 4.2  Configuration File  5.2  Configuration File
   
 The X server configuration file format has been extended to handle some of  The X server configuration file format has been extended to handle some of
 the new functionality.  The xf86config utility can be used to generate a  the new functionality.  The xf86config utility can be used to generate a
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 and /usr/X11R6/etc/X11 being added.  The full search path details are docu-  and /usr/X11R6/etc/X11 being added.  The full search path details are docu-
 mented in the XF86Config manual page.  mented in the XF86Config manual page.
   
 4.3  Command Line Options  5.3  Command Line Options
   
 The following new X server command line options have been added:  The following new X server command line options have been added:
   
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           This makes it possible for users to choose from multiple            This makes it possible for users to choose from multiple
           config files that the the sysadmin has provided.            config files that the the sysadmin has provided.
   
 4.4  XAA  5.4  XAA
   
 The XFree86 Acceleration Architecture (XAA) has been completely rewritten  The XFree86 Acceleration Architecture (XAA) has been completely rewritten
 from scratch for XFree86 4.x.  Most drivers implement acceleration by making  from scratch for XFree86 4.x.  Most drivers implement acceleration by making
 use of the XAA module.  use of the XAA module.
   
 4.5  Multi-head  5.5  Multi-head
   
 Some multi-head configurations are supported in XFree86 4.x, primarily with  Some multi-head configurations are supported in XFree86 4.x, primarily with
 multiple PCI/AGP cards.  However, this is an area that is still being worked  multiple PCI/AGP cards.  However, this is an area that is still being worked
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 which card is the primary card (either by using a different PCI slot, or by  which card is the primary card (either by using a different PCI slot, or by
 changing the system BIOS's preference for the primary card).  changing the system BIOS's preference for the primary card).
   
 4.6  Xinerama  5.6  Xinerama
   
 Xinerama is an X server extension that allows multiple physical screens to  Xinerama is an X server extension that allows multiple physical screens to
 behave as a single screen.  With traditional multi-head in X11, windows can-  behave as a single screen.  With traditional multi-head in X11, windows can-
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      an issue that needs to be dealt with in the individual window managers,       an issue that needs to be dealt with in the individual window managers,
      and isn't specifically an XFree86 problem.       and isn't specifically an XFree86 problem.
   
 4.7  DGA version 2  5.7  DGA version 2
   
 DGA 2.0 is included in 4.0.2, but is not implemented by all drivers.  Prelim-  DGA 2.0 is included in 4.1.0, but is not implemented by all drivers.  Prelim-
 inary documentation for the client libraries can be found in the README.DGA  inary documentation for the client libraries can be found in the README.DGA
 document.  A good degree of backwards compatibility with version 1.0 is pro-  document.  A good degree of backwards compatibility with version 1.0 is pro-
 vided.  vided.
   
 4.8  DDC  5.8  DDC
   
 The VESA(R) Display Data Channel (DDC[tm]) standard allows the monitor to  The VESA(R) Display Data Channel (DDC[tm]) standard allows the monitor to
 tell the video card (or on some cases the computer directly) about itself;  tell the video card (or on some cases the computer directly) about itself;
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 the X server, or by specifying appropriate screen dimensions with the "Dis-  the X server, or by specifying appropriate screen dimensions with the "Dis-
 playSize" keyword in the "Monitor" section of the config file.  playSize" keyword in the "Monitor" section of the config file.
   
 4.9  GLX and the Direct Rendering Infrastructure (DRI)  5.9  GLX and the Direct Rendering Infrastructure (DRI)
   
 Precision Insight <URL:http://www.precisioninsight.com> (now part of the Pro-  Precision Insight <URL:http://www.precisioninsight.com> (now part of the Pro-
 fessional Services group at VA Linux Systems <URL:http://www.valinux.com>)  fessional Services group at VA Linux Systems <URL:http://www.valinux.com>)
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 drivers can be found at the DRI Project <URL:http://dri.sourceforge.net> on  drivers can be found at the DRI Project <URL:http://dri.sourceforge.net> on
 SourceForge <URL:http://www.sourceforge.net>.  SourceForge <URL:http://www.sourceforge.net>.
   
 4.10  XVideo Extension (Xv)  5.10  XVideo Extension (Xv)
   
 The XVideo extension is supported in XFree86 4.x.  An XvQueryPortAttributes  The XVideo extension is supported in XFree86 4.x.  An XvQueryPortAttributes
 function has been added as well as support for XvImages.  XvImages are XIm-  function has been added as well as support for XvImages.  XvImages are XIm-
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 through shared memory segments.  This allows clients to display YUV data with  through shared memory segments.  This allows clients to display YUV data with
 high quality hardware scaling and filtering.  high quality hardware scaling and filtering.
   
 4.11  X Rendering Extension (Render)  5.11  X Rendering Extension (Render)
   
 The X Rendering extension provides a 2D rendering model that more closely  The X Rendering extension provides a 2D rendering model that more closely
 matches application demands and hardware capabilities.  It provides a render-  matches application demands and hardware capabilities.  It provides a render-
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 overlays and other image operations not possible with the core X rendering  overlays and other image operations not possible with the core X rendering
 system.  system.
   
 XFree86 4.0.2 provides a partial implementation of Render sufficient for  XFree86 4.1.0 provides a partial implementation of Render sufficient for
 drawing anti-aliased text and image composition.  Still to be implemented are  drawing anti-aliased text and image composition.  Still to be implemented are
 geometric primitives and affine transformation of images.  geometric primitives and affine transformation of images.
   
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 access to the available font information while still providing hardware  access to the available font information while still providing hardware
 acceleration.  The Xft library provides font access for Render applications.  acceleration.  The Xft library provides font access for Render applications.
   
 4.11.1  The Xft Library  5.11.1  The Xft Library
   
 On the client side, the Xft library provides access to fonts for applications  On the client side, the Xft library provides access to fonts for applications
 using the FreeType library, version 2.  FreeType currently supports Type1 and  using the FreeType library, version 2.  FreeType currently supports Type1 and
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 cated font aliasing mechanism.  Documentation for that file is included in  cated font aliasing mechanism.  Documentation for that file is included in
 the Xft man page.  the Xft man page.
   
 4.11.2  FreeType support in Xft  5.11.2  FreeType support in Xft
   
 XFree86 4.0.2 includes sources for FreeType version 2.0.1, and, by default,  XFree86 4.1.0 includes sources for FreeType version 2.0.1, and, by default,
 they are built and installed automatically.  they are built and installed automatically.
   
 If you prefer, you can configure XFree86 4.0.2 to use an existing Freetype2  If you prefer, you can configure XFree86 4.1.0 to use an existing Freetype2
 installation by telling XFree86 not to build the internal copy and indicating  installation by telling XFree86 not to build the internal copy and indicating
 where that external version has been installed. Edit (or create) con-  where that external version has been installed. Edit (or create) con-
 fig/cf/host.def to include:  fig/cf/host.def to include:
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 ing and installing FreeType can be found in the INSTALL file included with  ing and installing FreeType can be found in the INSTALL file included with
 the FreeType release.  the FreeType release.
   
 4.11.3  Application Support For Anti-Aliased Text  5.11.3  Application Support For Anti-Aliased Text
   
 Only three applications have been modified in XFree86 4.0.2 to work with the  Only three applications have been modified in XFree86 4.1.0 to work with the
 Render extension and the Xft and FreeType libraries to provide anti-aliased  Render extension and the Xft and FreeType libraries to provide anti-aliased
 text.  Xterm, xditview and x11perf.  Migration of other applications may  text.  Xterm, xditview and x11perf.  Migration of other applications may
 occur in future releases.  occur in future releases.
Line 875  aliased, anti-aliased with sub-pixel sam
Line 964  aliased, anti-aliased with sub-pixel sam
 through the Render extension, a path which is currently somewhat slower than  through the Render extension, a path which is currently somewhat slower than
 core text.  core text.
   
 4.12  Other extensions  5.12  Other extensions
   
 The XFree86-Misc extension has not been fully ported to the new server archi-  The XFree86-Misc extension has not been fully ported to the new server archi-
 tecture yet.  This should be completed in a future release.  tecture yet.  This should be completed in a future release.
Line 888  The new xgamma utility makes use of this
Line 977  The new xgamma utility makes use of this
 3.3.x version of the extension is provided.  The missing parts of this exten-  3.3.x version of the extension is provided.  The missing parts of this exten-
 sion and some new features should be completed in a future release.  sion and some new features should be completed in a future release.
   
 4.13  Xaw  5.13  Xaw
   
 Two versions of the Xaw library are provided with XFree86 4.x. A version with  Two versions of the Xaw library are provided with XFree86 4.x. A version with
 bug fixes and a few binary compatible improvements and a new version with  bug fixes and a few binary compatible improvements and a new version with
Line 947  Bug fixes:
Line 1036  Bug fixes:
    o Several bugs were fixed in the text code, while some code was rewritten     o Several bugs were fixed in the text code, while some code was rewritten
      from scratch.       from scratch.
   
 4.14  Xpm  5.14  Xpm
   
 Version 3.4k of the Xpm (X pixmap) library is now integrated into XFree86.  Version 3.4k of the Xpm (X pixmap) library is now integrated into XFree86.
   
 4.15  xedit  5.15  xedit
   
 Xedit have been changed to use most of the new features added to the new ver-  Xedit have been changed to use most of the new features added to the new ver-
 sion of the Xaw library, and some xedit only features were added. Emacs users  sion of the Xaw library, and some xedit only features were added. Emacs users
Line 990  xedit. These include:
Line 1079  xedit. These include:
   
         o C-mode: this mode is expected to be stable, and fully usable.          o C-mode: this mode is expected to be stable, and fully usable.
   
 4.16  Font support  5.16  Font support
   
 Details about the font support in XFree86 4.x can be found in the  Details about the font support in XFree86 4.x can be found in the
 README.fonts document.  README.fonts document.
   
 4.17  TrueType support  5.17  TrueType support
   
 XFree86 4.x comes with two TrueType backends, known as `xfsft' (the  XFree86 4.x comes with two TrueType backends, known as `xfsft' (the
 "freetype" module) and `X-TrueType' (the "xtt" module).  Both of these back-  "freetype" module) and `X-TrueType' (the "xtt" module).  Both of these back-
 ends are based on the FreeType library.  ends are based on the FreeType library.
   
 4.18  CID font support  5.18  CID font support
   
 Support for CID-keyed fonts is included in XFree86 4.x.  The CID-keyed font  Support for CID-keyed fonts is included in XFree86 4.x.  The CID-keyed font
 format was designed by Adobe Systems <URL:http://www.adobe.com> for fonts  format was designed by Adobe Systems <URL:http://www.adobe.com> for fonts
Line 1009  with large character sets.  The CID-keye
Line 1098  with large character sets.  The CID-keye
 by SGI <URL:http://www.sgi.com>.  See the LICENSE document for a copy of the  by SGI <URL:http://www.sgi.com>.  See the LICENSE document for a copy of the
 CID Font Code Public License.  CID Font Code Public License.
   
 4.19  Internationalisation of the scalable font backends  5.19  Internationalisation of the scalable font backends
   
 XFree86 4.x has a ``fontenc'' layer to allow the scalable font backends to  XFree86 4.x has a ``fontenc'' layer to allow the scalable font backends to
 use a common method of font re-encoding.  This re-encoding makes it possible  use a common method of font re-encoding.  This re-encoding makes it possible
Line 1018  layer is used by the Type1 and Speedo ba
Line 1107  layer is used by the Type1 and Speedo ba
 TrueType backend.  The `X-TrueType' version of the TrueType backend uses a  TrueType backend.  The `X-TrueType' version of the TrueType backend uses a
 different re-encoding method based on loadable encoding modules.  different re-encoding method based on loadable encoding modules.
   
 4.20  Large font optimisation  5.20  Large font optimisation
   
 The glyph metrics array, which all the X clients using a particular font have  The glyph metrics array, which all the X clients using a particular font have
 access to, is now placed in shared memory, so as to reduce redundant memory  access to, is now placed in shared memory, so as to reduce redundant memory
 consumption.  For non-local clients, the glyph metrics array is transmitted  consumption.  For non-local clients, the glyph metrics array is transmitted
 in a compressed format.  in a compressed format.
   
 4.21  Unicode/ISO 10646 support  5.21  Unicode/ISO 10646 support
   
 What is included in 4.x:  What is included in 4.x:
   
Line 1058  What is included in 4.x:
Line 1147  What is included in 4.x:
    o Both the xfsft (the "freetype" module) and the X-TrueType (the "xtt"     o Both the xfsft (the "freetype" module) and the X-TrueType (the "xtt"
      module) TrueType font backends support Unicode-encoded fonts.       module) TrueType font backends support Unicode-encoded fonts.
   
 4.22  Lucidux fonts from Bigelow and Holmes  5.22  Lucidux fonts from Bigelow and Holmes
   
 XFree86 now includes the ``Lucidux'' family of professionally hinted Type 1  XFree86 now includes the ``Lucidux'' family of professionally hinted Type 1
 fonts.  This family consists of the fonts ``Lucidux Serif'', ``Lucidux Sans''  fonts.  This family consists of the fonts ``Lucidux Serif'', ``Lucidux Sans''
Line 1071  Blenda Horn from Y&Y, Inc.  For more inf
Line 1160  Blenda Horn from Y&Y, Inc.  For more inf
 <design@bigelowandholmes.com> or <sales@yandy.com>, or consult Y&Y's web site  <design@bigelowandholmes.com> or <sales@yandy.com>, or consult Y&Y's web site
 <URL:http://www.yandy.com>.  <URL:http://www.yandy.com>.
   
 4.23  Directory rearrangements  5.23  Directory rearrangements
   
 Some changes to the installed XFree86 directory structure have been imple-  Some changes to the installed XFree86 directory structure have been imple-
 mented for 4.x.  One important change is a modified search path for the X  mented for 4.x.  One important change is a modified search path for the X
Line 1082  location pointing to the new location.  
Line 1171  location pointing to the new location.  
 located under the appropriate subdirectories of /var, again with the relevant  located under the appropriate subdirectories of /var, again with the relevant
 symbolic links in the old location.  symbolic links in the old location.
   
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