[Xcb] What happened to libxcb-xlib?

Julien Cristau jcristau at debian.org
Wed Apr 1 04:20:12 PDT 2009

On Tue, 2009-03-31 at 18:32 -0400, David Ronis wrote:
> I'm in the process of building the trunk xorg.  I've noticed that
> libxcb-xlib no longer seems to be built, and perhaps worse, the one I
> have on my system has missing symbols, specifically
> _xcb_lock/unlock_io_.
> This has broken many applications here.  Any suggestions?   I can
> reinstall the old versions, but I'd rather not if possible.  
> Recompiling the broken applications is a 
> also not an easy option.

libxcb-xlib has been removed.  It was the only user of the
_xcb_{,un}lock_io symbols.  The only libxcb-xlib user, libX11, has been
updated for the new libxcb, so you'll need to upgrade to libX11 1.2 at
the same time.


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