X.Org Server 1.16.1 Has Been Released

The X.Org Foundation has released a new version of its X.Org server, bringing many news fixes and changes to the table. According to the official release note published on Sep 21 02:21:08 PDT 2014, a single fix has been implemented in xorg-server 1.16.1 in order to to address an issue when building Xwayland from the tarball.

A crash regression in mieqProcessDeviceEvent has been fixed, non-PCI devices are now allowed as primary, turning off “Displays have separate Spaces” on OS X Mavericks is now easier thanks to better support, temp picture coordinates in glamor_composite_clipped_region have been fixed and the xserver does not crash anymore when systemd-logind integration is used.

This version of the xorg-server does not contain any new feature, but just a various of bug-fixes. So, if you want some amazing new features and improvements you should wait for X.Org Server 1.17 which is planned to be released in early 2015.

Julien Cristau of Debian is the maintainer for 1.16 stable series, read more on his brief announcement about xorg-server 1.16.1 here.