[Xcb] about proto and pthread-stub

Vincent Torri vtorri at univ-evry.fr
Tue Jun 7 02:06:45 PDT 2011

On Tue, 7 Jun 2011, Josh Triplett wrote:

> On Tue, Jun 07, 2011 at 10:23:00AM +0200, Julien Danjou wrote:
>> On Tue, Jun 07 2011, Vincent Torri wrote:
>>> i'm wondering why proto and pthread-stub was separated from libxcb. My
>>> opinion is that such separation is usefull only if they were used elsewhere.
>>> Is it the case ? If no, what about integrating them into libxcb directory
>>> (that would avoid several checkouts, several runs of the autotools,
>>> configure's and make's)
>> Any language binding that want to generate code from the XML description
>> of the protocol only needs xcb-proto.
>> There's no good reason to merge both IMHO.
> Language binding, protocol decoder, documentation generator...anything
> that wants a machine-readable description of the X protocol should use
> xcb-proto.

ok. As for documentation, it has been so many times discussed before 
(by Jeremy and I), without concrete answers from the devs, that i gave up 
believing there will be one doc based on proto one day.



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