XFree86® Version Numbering Schemes

The XFree86 Project, Inc

6 February 2005

The version numbering schemes used by XFree86 have changed from time to time. The schemes used since version 3.3 are explained here.

1. Development, Branches, and Releases

2. Current Version Numbering Scheme

2.1. Development Branch
2.2. Maintenance Branch

3. Version Numbering Scheme for XFree86 4.0.x.

4. Pre-4.0 Development Versions

5. Version Numbering Scheme for XFree86 3.3.x.

6. Finding the XFree86 X Server Version From a Client

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