[Xcb] Status of XCB and howto begin

Josh Triplett josh at freedesktop.org
Sat Feb 4 03:14:20 PST 2006

Vincent Torri wrote:
> On Sat, 4 Feb 2006, Barton C Massey wrote:
>>Visibility support?  I thought we'd decided on a plan for
>>that also...
> iirc, there was 2 ways
> 1) adding -fvisibility=hidden and exporting all the needed symbols (Josh's
> preferred way)
> 2) hiding the xcb internal functions (Jamey's preferred way)
> and none of them was chosen.

A clarification: now that Jamey pointed out that visibility was intended
solely as an optimization and not an API-enforcing mechanism, I agree
with the second option.

- Josh Triplett
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