[PATCH] Replace libx11 by libxcb
julien at danjou.info
Tue Jul 27 13:19:30 PDT 2010
On Tue, Jul 27 2010, Thiago Macieira wrote:
> Anyway, I'm not opposed to supporting XCB. I am opposed to removing
> If you can make both codepaths live in harmony, we can take the patch.
> Provided it doesn't make the code more complex, of course.
It should just add some #ifdef I guess. If you can live with that, I can
add the following changes:
- change configure.in to use libxcb if available, or fallback to libx11,
or disable X11 support if no one is present
- add some #ifdef between xcb/xlib code.
>> New X.org katamari will therefore brings XCB in a mandatory way, whereas
>> it was previously optional.
> So you're saying that libX11 will be dropped? If it will, then that X.org
> release will be irrelevant.
No no. I'm just saying that libxcb will be part of the X.org
katamari/releases, like libX11 already is.
[ You can use libX11 or libxcb to communicate to the X server: using
libX11 is now equivalent to using an interface built on top of libxcb.
(I'm simplifying a bit, but that's the general idea) ]
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