[ANNOUNCE] libxkbcommon 0.4.0

Ran Benita ran234 at gmail.com
Sun Feb 2 02:40:20 PST 2014

Here are the NEWS for this release. Please note the first bullet, and
let us know of any issues or troubles.

libxkbcommon 0.4.0

- Add a new add-on library, xkbcommon-x11, to support creating keymaps
  with the XKB X11 protocol, by querying the X server directly.
  See the xkbcommon/xkbcommon-x11.h header file for more details.
  This library requires libxcb-xkb >= 1.10, and is enabled by default.
  It can be disabled with the --disable-x11 configure switch.
  Distributions are encouraged to split the necessary files for this
  library (libxkbcommon-x11.so, xkbcommon-x11.pc, xkbcommon/xkbcommon-x11.h)
  to a separate package, such that the main package does not depend on
  X11 libraries.

- Fix the keysym <-> name lookup table to not require huge amounts of

- Fix a bug in the keysym <-> name lookup, whereby lookup might fail in
  some rare cases.

- Reduce memory usage during keymap compilation.

- New API:
  New keysyms from xproto 7.0.25 (German T3 layout keysyms).
  XKB_MOD_NAME_NUM for the usual NumLock modifier.
  xkb_x11_* types and functions, XKB_X11_* constants.


git tag: xkbcommon-0.4.0

MD5:  bb782f1700e45b4f57c84ef513e3cf85  libxkbcommon-0.4.0.tar.xz
SHA1: c57796f21baf5e31b2b8d44eb37b9e26f41c612c  libxkbcommon-0.4.0.tar.xz


More information about the wayland-devel mailing list