[Xcb] Re: GTK-XCB is in progress
supermaper at gmail.com
Wed Nov 8 04:07:42 PST 2006
In order to win the performance, I would like to make use of round-trip
delays to get work done in gdk-xcb firstly, which is impossible with Xlib in
general. Also the small library and transparent thread safety are the reason
of xcb-porting. These features have been illuminated a lot.
On 11/8/06, Ross Burton <ross at burtonini.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 2006-11-07 at 15:28 -0200, Johan Dahlin wrote:
> > >> Anyway, I'd appreciate any advice/pointers you could provide, poking
> > >> at the gdk-xcb backends.
> > >
> > > Leaves me wondering, what do you see as the benefit of the XCB
> > > for the Gtk+ stack?
> > I'd say thread-safety.
> And the ability to not link to libX11, which is relatively huge.
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