X11R6.8.1 Release

This is no longer the current release. For information about the current release, please see Releases/latest.

About the X11R6.8.1 Release

The X11R6.8.1 release is a security release on top of X11R6.8.0; it patches several holes in the X Pixmap library (libXpm).

Download the X11R6.8.1 Release

A set of seven tarballs are available that contain the X11R6.8.1 release, or you can get the release directly from CVS using the "XORG-6_8_1" tag.

Getting X6.8.1 via CVS

Use your freedesktop.org shell account to access /cvs/xorg with ssh, or use anonymous CVS to obtain a copy of the lastest X.Org Foundation release (~320MB):

$ cvs -d :pserver:anoncvs@cvs.freedesktop.org:/cvs/xorg login
CVS password: <hit return>
$ cvs -d :pserver:anoncvs@cvs.freedesktop.org:/cvs/xorg co -P -rXORG-6_8_1 xc

For more information on CVS access and how you may obtain write access to the X.Org repository please check the CvsPage.

See also

Information about the 6.8.x series of releases. (X11R68Release)