[Mesa-dev] XCB-only GLX protocol?

Eric Anholt eric at anholt.net
Mon Nov 28 18:10:13 PST 2011

On Sun, 27 Nov 2011 18:13:45 -0800, Ian Romanick <idr at freedesktop.org> wrote:
> All,
> 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.
> Opinions?

I'd much prefer to see XCB only for new protocol.
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