[Xcb] Porting the rest of the X.Org apps to xcb

Tiago Vignatti tiago.vignatti at nokia.com
Fri Jul 16 07:32:32 PDT 2010

On Fri, Jul 16, 2010 at 04:24:04PM +0200, ext Vincent Torri wrote:
> On Fri, 16 Jul 2010, Alan Coopersmith wrote:
> > Given what I learned on the xwininfo port I took a quick pass across
> > the rest of the X.Org app/* modules to see what it would take to port
> > each to xcb.
> >
> > I am *not* volunteering to do these all, just offering some insight into
> > which are going to be easier/harder/not possible and hoping that others
> > will step up to do some of these.
> >
> > At least at a quick glance, I think these could be fairly straightforward
> > to port to XCB, though whether it's worth the effort for all of them is
> > debatable:
> >
> >    backlight, ico, xcmsdb, xcompmgr, xdriinfo, xhost, xinit, xkill,
> >    xrandr, xrdb, xrefresh, xrestop, xsetroot, xshowdamage, xstdcmp,
> >    xvinfo, xwd, xwud
> Arnaud Fontaine wrote an XCB-based composite manager. Is it necessary to 
> port xcompmgr ?

xcompmgr is a nice example of a tiny compositor manager. My quickly at
Arnaud's tells that it isn't that much.


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