[Mesa-dev] XCB-only GLX protocol?

Adam Jackson ajax at redhat.com
Mon Nov 28 12:20:25 PST 2011

On 11/27/11 9:13 PM, Ian Romanick wrote:

> I'm starting to work on GLX_ARB_create_context. This extension and the
> layered GLX_ARB_create_context_profile extension add some GLX protocol.
> Is there any reason to keep supporting non-XCB protocol? Are there any
> platforms that can't / don't use XCB for X protocol?
> I'm not planning to gut any non-XCB code yet, but that would happen
> eventually. I just don't want to implement all of the protocol twice.
> That seems like an unnecessary hassle.

If I had my choice, I'd prefer we drop non-XCB protocol sooner than 
later.  IIRC there's some error paths that are difficult and/or ugly to 
get right without it.

- ajax

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