[compiz] adding XCB dependency

Matt Russell mjohnrussell at googlemail.com
Fri Apr 27 09:41:42 PDT 2007

On Fri, 2007-04-27 at 18:13 +0200, Danny Baumann wrote:
> Hi,
> > I intend to make compiz depend on XCB and Xlib/XCB sometime soon so we
> > can start using XCB where it's beneficial [1]. I'm mostly interested in
> > using it for asynchronous reading of window properties but we should
> > eventually try to use it for as much as possible. Removing Xlib
> > completely might not make sense as we need to support multiple
> > implementations of GLX but getting to a stage where it's possible to
> > disable Xlib at build time for those who are interested in that would be
> > neat.
> > 
> > If you've got any issues with XCB and Xlib/XCB being added as
> > dependencies please speak up asap. Thanks.
> Just for curiousity - which distros do actually ship XCB at the moment,
> at least as some sort of extra/unofficial package? I couldn't find one
> at the moment for my distro (FC6/F7) and I doubt many people (as in:
> users of compiz) want to compile XCB and Xlib/XCB manually.
> Does anyone of you know when XCB will be included in all major
> distributions? 
> Regards,
> Danny
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XCB is included in the official repository in Ubuntu Feisty, but not
installed by default.

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