[Xcb] Pre-git history of XCB

Barton C Massey bart at cs.pdx.edu
Tue Dec 22 10:26:26 PST 2009

Thanks Jamey!

Would people be open to rebasing the current repo onto the
pre-git history?  I know it would be a giant pain in the
neck to have to re-clone everyone's repo, but once it was
done it would be nice IMHO.


In message <e2ed954f0912211329l517e4460pa9a3066cd87508c5 at mail.gmail.com> you wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 21, 2009 at 12:10 PM, Peter Harris <pharris at opentext.com> wrote:
> > To the list at large (since this has been present since before the
> > switch to git):
> I swear I had the pre-git history grafted in to the current
> repositories for a while, but it isn't there now. So you can now find
> the complete pre-git history of XCB and related projects here:
> http://cgit.freedesktop.org/xcb/historic/
> git clone git://anongit.freedesktop.org/git/xcb/historic
> Check out where it all started for an idea of how much incredibly
> better it is now: :-)
> http://cgit.freedesktop.org/xcb/historic/commit/?id=09e54c4a3cf37b7a6ecc92be33468b3ee2c08712
> > is there a reason WM_SIZE_HINTS was allowed to have a
> > format other than 32? Other formats are broken in a mixed-endianness
> > environment, so I can't imagine the spec ever allowed them.
> Looks like Vincent added that.
> http://cgit.freedesktop.org/xcb/historic/commit/?id=fd46df4f81326be69d95da911b52de2108883e9b
> Vincent, did you need it to handle property formats other than 32-bit,
> or were you just being careful to handle anything the server might
> send back?
> Jamey
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