[Xcb] [PATCH] XCBify xlsatoms

Barton C Massey bart at cs.pdx.edu
Thu Nov 12 13:37:38 PST 2009

I'd rather simplify the code.  These are apps that few
people know exist, and even fewer care about.  IMHO let's
make them easy to maintain, and not gum them up with old
Xlib code and ifdefs.


In message <05520906-7A08-46B3-9159-8C01373EF6E2 at freedesktop.org> you wrote:
> I'd rather see these xcb versions have a configure option (--enable-xcb
> for example)... I'm fine with it being on by default, but it's nice to
> have a fallback and easy regression testing.
> On Nov 10, 2009, at 13:55, Peter Harris wrote:
> > Like xlsclients, there are a whole lot of round trips in xlsatoms that
> > can be avoided by using XCB. Unlike xlsclients, I am not aware of any
> > end-user that has reported a bug against xlsatoms.
> >
> > Over my DSL connection, this version completes in 0.58s, compared to
> > 26.78s for the original xlsatoms.

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