Originally Posted by mattty
I've gotten Compiz running on my configuration using Xgl actually, but Xgl is deprecated now. I haven't really tried to coerce Xgl to run on a newer release of X.org -- is it worth my time to try, or is it too intimately concerned with the host X server?
Xgl has been deleted out of the Git tree of X.org and you should delete it as well. There's no reason to use Xgl anymore.