[Xcb] server side XCB

Jeremy A. Kolb jkolb at brandeis.edu
Mon Feb 12 13:41:58 PST 2007

On Mon, 12 Feb 2007, Alan Coopersmith wrote:

> Jeremy A. Kolb wrote:
> > I haven't seen much traffic on the list lately but I was reading the 
> > XDC2007 notes (http://wiki.x.org/wiki/XDC2007Notes) and there is some 
> > mention of XCB server-side.  Is there a plan for this yet?  Do we know 
> > what it will look like or do?
> What was discussed was not really XCB in the Xserver, but using XCB's
> XML protocol descriptions to also generate the Xserver side of the
> protocol handling code as well, hopefully to reduce the number of times
> the same buffer overflow fix has to be applied to each set of handwritten
> extension decoding code in the server.

Thanks Alan, that's what I figured.  Has anyone started work on this yet?  
Would it be a good idea to nail down a protocol versioning scheme first?


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