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

Vincent Torri vtorri at univ-evry.fr
Sat Jul 17 00:37:24 PDT 2010

On Fri, 16 Jul 2010, Barton C Massey wrote:

>> These depend on libXt and/or libXaw, which use Xlib types like Display
>> in their API, so a pure-xcb-port is not possible without first porting to
>> another toolkit (which doesn't seem worth the effort for most of these,
>> since there already are similar programs for other toolkits, or doesn't
>> make sense since they're specifically for Xt resource management):
>>     beforelight, bitmap, oclock, proxymngr, smproxy, twm
>>     xbiff, xcalc, xclipboard, xclock, xconsole, xditview,
>>     xdm, xedit, xeyes, xfd, xfindproxy, xfontsel, xgc, xload,
>>     xlogo, xmag, xman, xmessage, xmh, xmore, xsm, xvidtune
> I'd really like to see a lot of these ported, but many of
> them are going to require *some* toolkit.  I wish someone
> would do XCB-Gnome again and get it into mainline. :-)

well, ecore (used by enlightenment) is using XCB and is usedd by the 
Inkpot guys. The port is not finished, though.


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