[Xcb] GSoC proposal questions

Zephaniah E. Hull warp at aehallh.com
Wed Apr 1 17:15:32 PDT 2009

On Wed, Apr 01, 2009 at 05:16:34PM -0700, Barton C Massey wrote:
> 	Bart
> In message <49D34D3C.6080307 at gmail.com> you wrote:
> > I have asked Peter Hutterer, but he said that he does not
> > really know XCB, only protocol stuff. So now, I'm looking
> > for any person that knows XCB internals, and would like to
> > become a mentor for gsoc idea "Complete and comprehensive
> > input support for XCB". anyone ?
> We'll dig you up a mentor, so you really don't have to.
> Hopefully we can talk Peter into dealing with the hard part
> of it, i.e. the input side, and any of us can help mentor
> the XCB part.  I don't think you need to know any XCB
> internals; just be able to write protocol descriptions in it
> and build libraries atop it as far as I can tell.

Can the code generators actually handle some of the, unique aspects of
the input protocols?

IIRC, when I last looked at this (about a year and a half ago) there
were some challenges involving how XInput and friends put things on the

Zephaniah E. Hull.
> > PS. If I'm doing something wrong, let me know.
> Not at all!  Thanks much for your interest.
>     Bart
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