[Xcb] Extensions split into their own libraries; Debian packaging
updated for X11R7; TODO
Vincent.Torri at iecn.u-nancy.fr
Wed Apr 19 02:04:10 EEST 2006
I was a bit fast : only the test subdir of cairo can't be compiled.
Nevertheless, it's a problem.
On Wed, 19 Apr 2006, Vincent Torri wrote:
> right, i am unable to compile anything based on xcb, in particular,
> anything based on cairo (even with xcb not selected as backend). That is:
> anything based on gtk.
> I think that this problem must be solved quickly
> On Sun, 16 Apr 2006, Jamey Sharp wrote:
> > Nice work, Josh! Thank you.
> > On Sun, Apr 16, 2006 at 01:19:26PM -0700, Josh Triplett wrote:
> > > Still TODO:
> > > * Split the Debian packages by library, which requires some
> > > debian/control stanzas and debian/libxcb*.install files. I plan to
> > > script the generation of these files to make it easy to add more
> > > extensions in the future; note, though, that such generation cannot
> > > happen automatically as part of the build, since the build process must
> > > not modify debian/control.
> > As I recall, we can have a debian/rules target for that, as long as it
> > isn't invoked automatically as part of the package build process. Right?
> > > * Set a non-zero library version. Jamey, can we officially declare the
> > > API/ABI stable?
> > Recently you and I got as far as deciding that XCBGetRequestRead and
> > isn't the right function for its job, but we had a little trouble with
> > what we should provide instead. I think we should quickly wrap up that
> > conversation before finally doing the ABI bump. This is bug #6120, and
> > no other bugs affect API/ABI in backwards-incompatible ways.
> > #5961, #5962, and #6105 are also API changes, but they're only additions
> > and should be compatible. Unless someone implements them sooner, I'll
> > plan on focusing on those for a 1.1 release or something.
> > > * make distcheck and release version 0.9 as a "preview release".
> > > * Upload packages to Debian, either experimental or unstable.
> > > * Build Xlib/XCB packages for Debian experimental (not unstable, since
> > > they won't come from a released Xlib).
> > Sounds good. Maybe we'll spread word of the preview tarball around some
> > of the other distros too? :-)
> > --Jamey
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