[Xcb] Extension specification documents

Aliner linermedia at gmail.com
Sat Dec 27 11:15:21 PST 2008

The current GLX specification is located at:


Have a nice day, and happy holidays everybody.

Juan Aranda

On Sat, Dec 27, 2008 at 10:07 AM, Alan Coopersmith <Alan.Coopersmith at sun.com
> wrote:

> Antoine Latter wrote:
> > Folks,
> >
> > I'm not sure if this is the best list to ask, but here we go anyway.
> xorg at lists.freedesktop.org might have been better, but this list works.
> > I always have a heck of a time finding the written specifications for
> > parts of the X11 protocol.  Is there some central place for these
> > things?  Right now I'm looking for the specification for the GLX
> > extension, to look at which requests yield which errors, and which
> > versions of GLX support which requests.
> >
> > More generally, where would I find this sort of thing for any of the
> extensions?
> GLX is the exception because it was defined by the OpenGL ARB, not X.Org
> or it's predecessors, and I'm not sure off hand where to find it - I'd
> start
> looking at http://www.opengl.org/
> Most X.Org defined/managed extension specs are in the doc/xorg-docs git
> repo:
>        http://cgit.freedesktop.org/xorg/doc/xorg-docs
> The raw sources, in a variety of formats (framemaker, nroff, etc.)
> are under the specs directory, with PostScript versions under hardcopy.
> A plan to standardize them all to docbook under the sgml directory was
> made, but only a few have been converted so far.
> A few other extension specs are available in the proto/* repos for the
> extensions, such as the randr spec at:
> http://cgit.freedesktop.org/xorg/proto/randrproto/tree/randrproto.txt
>        -Alan Coopersmith-           alan.coopersmith at sun.com
>         Sun Microsystems, Inc. - X Window System Engineering
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