[Xcb] missing xdmcp in the wiki dev page

Barton C Massey bart at cs.pdx.edu
Tue May 9 17:08:22 PDT 2006

Well, because libXdmcp isn't reliably present in distros,
when it is present it has behavior that depends on how it
was compiled, it includes a ton of stuff we don't need, and
its internals are kind of a mess.


In message <4460D099.9040801 at freedesktop.org> you wrote:
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> Barton C Massey wrote:
> > My patch to do XDM-AUTHORIZATION-1 should be tested and in
> > shortly.  I'm thinking, though, that I might make it a
> > separate shared library---it's 7K of text for the DES
> > tables.  It would especially make sense to split it out if
> > SUN-DES-1 (and/or MIT-KERBEROS-5) would also be supported and
> > could go in this .so also.
> Hmmmm.  I agree with your rationale to have it in a separate shared
> library.  However, given that, why not call that library "libXdmcp"?
> - Josh Triplett
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