[Xorg] Xinerama backward compatibility issues
Kaleb S. KEITHLEY
kaleb at shiman.com
Wed Feb 18 10:53:40 PST 2004
Jay Cotton wrote:
> Hi Guys:
> I am a bit confused here. Did we not have a public review for
> 1.5 years. I don't recall a single comment. We did have 2
> bugs posted.
> Please note that I do want a discussion on this issue, I just
> wonder if we need to 'do a better' job of public review.
> Yes the code is changed, it's supposed to be set up to support
> window managers better.
> We intended to remove 'panoramiXXX' and put in XineramaXXXX in
> it place, so some of the API changes. I guess a compatibility
> layer in the API would quite the client side issues.... Just a
The API/ABI is compatible, i.e. there are BC functions with the old
names in the library.
It is only the wire protocol that is not compatible.
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