[Mesa-dev] XCB-only GLX protocol?

Jakob Bornecrantz wallbraker at gmail.com
Mon Nov 28 18:56:39 PST 2011

On Mon, Nov 28, 2011 at 3:13 AM, 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?

No problems with me but I think you should get sign-off from various
platform stakeholders before doing it (BSD, Mac, Cygwin). Jeremy and
who does cygwin?

Cheers, Jakob.

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