[Xcb] Status of XCB and howto begin
Vincent.Torri at iecn.u-nancy.fr
Sat Feb 4 01:06:16 PST 2006
any news about the error system and the visibility support ?
On Fri, 3 Feb 2006, Jamey Sharp wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 03, 2006 at 11:16:07PM +0100, Alexander Botero wrote:
> > 1) Is this (xcb) project vivid and active?
> XCB development is bursty, mostly because I do most of the work on the
> core code and sometimes I go off and work on other projects for a while
> instead. However we are making forward progress, and I have some hope
> that XCB and Xlib/XCB can be included in the X.org 7.1 release, whenever
> that happens.
> > 2) I would like to test your xcb (xlib replacement), but how to start?
> First, I hope you understand that XCB itself is not API-compatible with
> Xlib, but the Xlib/XCB work exists to provide a drop-in replacement for
> Xlib that provides a migration path. So testing XCB itself means either
> running our demo applications, or writing some of your own -- which we'd
> be happy to help you with.
> > Unfortunately, I do not fully understand howto install the various parts.
> > I have read the
> > http://xcb.freedesktop.org/wiki/
> > and have installed all
> > pkgconfig 0.15.0, automake 1.7, autoconf 2.50, libtool 1.5.6, xsltproc,
> > gperf 3.0.1
> > aclocal: configure.ac: 14: macro `AM_PATH_CHECK' not found in library
> > My distro is Ubuntu 5.10 (X86 32 bit)
> You should be almost set: you only missed the dependency on 'check'. On
> stock Debian testing I can just `apt-get install check`, and I imagine
> Ubuntu has a similar package as well.
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