[Xcb] XListFontsWithInfo works, finally!

Barton C Massey bart at cs.pdx.edu
Wed Mar 30 09:59:55 PST 2005

Awesome!  When you're awake again, I'll want to see some
details.  Good work.


In message <20050330114121.GC29028 at minilop.net> you wrote:
> Hey all,
> I couldn't sleep, so in a sleepless haze I figured out the details of
> how XCB should handle multiple replies, as in ListFontsWithInfo and
> RECORD requests. I even got memory management just right, I think. Of
> course, as promised, much of XCB's run-time error checking is gone now;
> we'll have to figure out how to put it back later.
> Together with a single-character bugfix to Xlib, XListFontsWithInfo
> "just works" now. I've gone through the five stages of grief over this
> stupid request, I swear.
> If somebody wanted to add ListFontsWithInfo to xcb-proto/src/xproto.xml,
> we'd be all set. Obviously people can also start playing with the RECORD
> extension again now.
> Unfortunately, it looks like there's some regression on the X Test
> Suite: several tests hang, for reasons I haven't tracked down yet. But
> at least there aren't any assertion failures for XListFontsWithInfo any
> more. (*does a happy dance*) And as Firefox and xterm seem fine, I not
> only can't see evidence that the test suite is finding real errors, but
> I don't particularly care since everything I use works. ;-)
> With that bit of code out of my head, maybe I can get some sleep now.
> --Jamey
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