XFree86 Release 4.2.1.

The 4.2.0 and 4.2.1 XFree86 Releases

XFree86 4.2.0 was released on 18 January 2002, and version 4.2.1 , which was a bugfix update, was released on 3 September 2002.


XFree86 4.2.0 is available as source tarballs, source patches, and binaries from our ftp site. XFree86 4.2.1 is available as source patches and binary updates from our ftp site. XFree86 4.2.0 must be installed before installing the 4.2.1 binary updates.

Information to Read Before Downloading

The following three (3) pages should be read before downloading this release:

for a general overview, and information about downloading the source tarballs and patches;
Release Notes
for a summary of what this release contains;
Installation Notes
for information about what files to download for binary distributions, and how to install them.

Post-Release Update Information

The most up to date information about the status of this release can be found at the 4.2.1 post-release updates page. This includes the latest information about which binary distributions are available.

The 4.2.1 errata page will be updated with information about fixes and corrections for problems found after 4.2.1 was released.

Getting 4.2.0, 4.2.1, and Post-Release Updates From the CVS Repository

The 4.2.0 source code can also be obtained directly from our public CVS server. The tag for this release is xf-4_2_0 while the tag for the 4.2.1 update release is xf-4_2_1.

Post-release fixes may be found on the branch called xf-4_2-branch.

Further Download Information

See our downloads page for further download information.

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Last Modified: 8 May 2007