[Xcb] Xinerama protocol

Vincent Torri Vincent.Torri at iecn.u-nancy.fr
Mon Mar 28 21:35:38 PST 2005

On Mon, 28 Mar 2005, Jamey Sharp wrote:

> On Sun, Mar 27, 2005 at 01:04:45PM -0500, Jeremy A. Kolb wrote:
> > On Sun, 27 Mar 2005, Vincent Torri wrote:
> > > In fact i forget to ask something : in the spec (in SelectInput), the spec
> > > use the type BITMASK. Does someone know what is it ?
> >
> > I believe a BITMASK is just a CARD32 but maybe this is where <valueparam/>
> > comes in?  I'm not entirely sure.  Jamey and Josh would know better.
> I haven't really familiarized myself with XML-XCB, and I haven't looked
> at the Xinerama spec, but that sounds right.
> There are a number of X requests (CreateWindow and CreateGC, for
> instance) that can take a whole bunch of optional parameters. You're
> supposed to provide a bitmask indicating which of these parameters you
> actually want to specify, and an array with one entry for each bit that
> was set to 1. By using the valueparam tag, you're telling XCB to count
> the number of 1-bits in the BITMASK in order to find out how long of an
> array you're providing to it.

It seems that in that case, it's just a CARD32 (i looked at the CopyGC

Could I put it in cvs ?


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