[Xcb] [Bug 4232] xlsclients much too slow over network

Josh Triplett josh at joshtriplett.org
Thu Sep 3 08:21:11 PDT 2009

On Thu, Sep 03, 2009 at 06:55:44AM +0800, Alan Coopersmith wrote:
> Peter Harris wrote:
> > Left as an exercise for the reader:
> >  - autofoo
> While some might like to see configure have an --enable-xcb option and
> #ifdefs between the old and new code, I think it would be just as 
> acceptable to use git branches to choose between libX11 & libxcb - make
> a xlsclients-1.0-branch for people who need to continue using the libX11
> code (who can continue making new 1.0.x releases of it until they're
> ready to switch) and then make xcb-only code become xlsclients 1.1 or
> 2.0.

I agree entirely.  (With no bias whatsoever, naturally. :) )  Attempting
to support both at the same time seems very painful, given the major
rewrite of the code.

- Josh Triplett

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