Unable to create a redirected window with a rgba-colormap
rjshaw at netspace.net.au
Sat Dec 8 15:06:06 PST 2007
Mirco Müller wrote:
> Am Sonntag, den 09.12.2007, 00:31 +1100 schrieb Russell Shaw:
>>> I really tried this by pure chance as there is nothing in the man-page
>>> of XCreateWindow() hinting someone towards this. This makes me wonder
>>> again how anybody can properly learn developing against X11.
>> You really need the "XLIB Programming Manual".
>> also "XLIB Reference Manual R5":
> Aren't those X11R5-related book heavily out-dated? Under Linux we are
> at X11R7 and things like Xcomposite, Xrender, Xfixes, Xdamage, Xrandr
> etc. are not covered by these books.
Most of the functions and window management in the R5 books still apply. The
drawing stuff (like XDrawLine) still apply, but those functions are replaced
now in newer apps with XRender etc.
The XLIB Reference Manual is still excellent for a general overview of X.
> Does anybody know, if there are updated editions of these books,
> covering all the new X11-extensions, planned or available?
>> also useful, "OpenGL Programming for the X Window System":
> That might be more worthwhile.
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