Proposal for integrating Looking Glass Xorg Mods into Xorg Release 7.1
hch at lst.de
Sun Dec 25 02:59:17 PST 2005
On Fri, Dec 23, 2005 at 02:41:24PM -0800, Deron Johnson wrote:
> I have been discussing with Paul Anderson the integration of Project
> Looking Glass modifications for Xorg Release 7.1. All of the source
> modifications are enclosed in #ifdef LG3D, so they are easy to
> identify. The plan is to integrate these modifications into 7.1 but
> have the LG3D symbol be undefined by default.
This sounds like away towards a maintaince desaster. Ifdefs all over
the tree will give your a single source tree without different behaviour
all over. It would be much better if you kept new code in separate
files with a few central places that call out to it.
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