[Xcb] Old git bits?

Benjamin Close Benjamin.Close at clearchain.com
Sun Jan 13 15:41:59 PST 2008

xcb.git removed as requested.

Backup exists at: http://people.freedesktop.org/~benjsc/backups


Barton C Massey wrote:
> Remi: Ouch. I was afraid that might have happened.  Our
> sincere apologies.
> All: I don't seem to have the right permissions to move
> aside or remove the old repository.  Could someone at fd.o
> please make the git repository at
> git://anongit.freedesktop.org/git/xcb propoer go away?  We
> want to keep the subdirectory repositories libxcb, proto,
> etc, obviously, since they're current.
> Thanks much.
>    Bart
> In message <4789CD23.5020100 at lri.fr> you wrote:
>> Barton C Massey a écrit :
>>> Does anybody know what git://anongit.freedesktop.org/git/xcb
>>> is?  It looks like a trap to me; the last commit was by Ian
>>> Sun Sep 24 14:24:23 2006.
>>> I'm going to mark it as dead and/or remove it from
>>> anongit.fd.o unless someone tells me it's not just ancient
>>> bits that no one should ever, ever use anymore.  In case it
>>> *is* ancient bits, I'd also like to know whether they're all
>>> fully grafted into the current trees.  It looks like it, but
>>> I can't remember exactly how all that went.
>> They are old bits, and I actually used them when I started doing 
>> experiments on xcb. It took me a week to realize this wasn't the current 
>> repository :)
>> FWIW, converting between the old Xlib-inspired naming convention and the 
>> current one is not impossible, but it's damn hard and I lost a lot of 
>> time figuring out how to read the xcb tutorial.
>> +1 from me to remove it, just so that others don't fall into the same trap.
>> Cheers,
>> Rémi
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