non-privileged X and non-free drivers

Julien Cristau jcristau at
Tue Aug 25 10:44:40 UTC 2015


I'm about ready to upload new xorg-server and xorg packages from
experimental to unstable.  In these new versions, the /usr/bin/X setuid
wrapper previously shipped in xserver-xorg is gone, and a new
xserver-xorg-legacy binary package is provided that includes (hopefully)
equivalent functionality.

Can you please let me know if your driver requires that X runs as root
nowadays?  If so, you will likely need to add a dependency on

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