[Xcb] [RFC PATCH] New XCB socket handoff mechanism for Xlib/XCB and other libraries

Rémi Cardona remi.cardona at lri.fr
Mon Mar 17 01:05:19 PDT 2008

James Cloos a écrit :
> First of all:  Way Cool!
> That said, the removal of libxcb-xlib.so and libxcb-xlib.la will cause
> some upgrade effort for those compiling locally -- including those using
> dists like Gentoo which build from src.

> :; perl -pi.~1~ -e 's|/usr/lib/libxcb-xlib.la||' /usr/lib/*.la

That's pretty much what we had to do when xcb went from libXCB.so to 
libxcb.so ...

/me wishes libtool's .la files respected GNU ld's --as-needed option too...

Rémi Cardona
remi.cardona at lri.fr
remi at gentoo.org

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