[Xcb] [ANNOUNCE] xcb-util 0.3.8

Jeremy Huddleston jeremyhu at freedesktop.org
Tue May 24 09:11:56 PDT 2011

I didn't see mention of this in the announce list, so I wanted to point out to other packagers that this release of xcb-util-* is *NOT* binary compatible with 0.3.6.  That really should've been mentioned at the top of the release notes.  

The ChangeLog says:
>      Split up atom, aux event into their own repository

but the .pc files are still installed and point to -lxcb-util.  Were they actually rolled into libxcb-util?

That would be my guess based on:
>      Create a single shared library and header file and reset SONAME

Unfortunately, xcb-util and friends are not on git.freedesktop.org, so that makes tracking down exactly what is meant by these messages difficult.

Can you please provide instructions for packagers.  You released a bunch of xcb-util-*, but -atom, -aux, and -event were not among them.  How do we get the replacements for:


On Apr 25, 2011, at 09:53, Arnaud Fontaine wrote:

> xcb-util 0.3.8 is now available.
> git tag 0.3.8
> * Changelog
> Alan Coopersmith (2):
>      Fix typos in various header comments
> Arnaud Fontaine (8):
>      Add AM_MAINTAINER_MODE for vendors
>      Split up atom, aux event into their own repository
>      Create a single shared library and header file and reset SONAME
>      Remove deprecated atoms.
>      Remove synchronous xcb_atom_get()
>      Remove useless xcb_atom_get_fast*() and xcb_atom_get_name().
>      Bump version to 0.3.8
>      Release 0.3.8
> Dirk Wallenstein (1):
>      Use an absolute URL for the m4 submodule
> Gaetan Nadon (5):
>      config: use the default xorg .gitignore file
>      config: generate ChangeLog and INSTALL
>      Fix distcheck due to xcb_atom.h
>      Remove the Doxyfile which is unused, out dated and wrong.
>      pkg-config files: remove LIBS which is unrequired and undesirable
> Jamey Sharp (2):
>      Delete redundant core-protocol error codes.
>      Delete callback-based APIs for events, properties, and replies.
> Jon TURNEY (2):
>      Update autogen.sh to one that does builddir != srcdir
>      Link with -no-undefined
> Peter Harris (1):
>      Deprecate namespaceless pre-defined atoms
> * Download
> http://xcb.freedesktop.org/dist/xcb-util-0.3.8.tar.gz
> md5: 08ae7994646bbd8d741b954d40a0572a
> sha1: 3ee219b79a70c55841a26f8bde2edf923ab80964
> http://xcb.freedesktop.org/dist/xcb-util-0.3.8.tar.bz2
> md5: 8ce019c4bbf20dce246b98f177cfccff
> sha1: 71093ad81feb21758a2446cf3297bebaf03af228
> Cheers,
> -- 
> Arnaud Fontaine
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