[Xcb] Thinking towards 7.6 katamari, including xcb

Daniel Stone daniel at fooishbar.org
Wed Oct 28 08:46:56 PDT 2009


On Wed, Oct 28, 2009 at 11:00:59AM -0400, Alex Deucher wrote:
> While, I'd like to delete a lot of compat cruft in the drivers as
> well, I'm concerned about lack of user testing if we merge the driver
> back into the server.  Right now it's pretty easy to get users try a
> patch, or the latest git changes, but requiring them to rebuild the
> whole xserver is a pretty daunting task, especially if various build
> requirements change along the way. If that's the case, it kind of
> negates the usefulness of being about the bisect the server and driver
> together.  So I think the main issue here is making building the
> xserver less daunting.

Would merging most of the proto modules into one large module help here?

(Sounds weird, I know.  I think we went a little overboard with 7.0.)

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