[Xcb] [ANNOUNCE] xcb-util 0.3.8

Alan Coopersmith alan.coopersmith at oracle.com
Tue May 24 17:44:13 PDT 2011

On 05/24/11 05:39 PM, Jamey Sharp wrote:
> Hi Jeremy! I don't know what happened with that release, but I wanted to
> point out that all of these libraries *are* browsable at
> cgit.freedesktop.org: Search for "xcb/util".
> From a glance at xcb/util/src/Makefile, it looks like xcb-atom, -aux,
> and -event really are now merged as libxcb-util.
> If that merge is a packaging problem, we should certainly discuss
> whether it should be reverted or done differently somehow. It seems
> sensible to me, though.
> Regarding the symbols that are missing from the merged library, I think
> those were all removed intentionally. Do you have applications that were
> using them? Note that there's no API or ABI stability guarantee for the
> util libraries yet, unlike libxcb itself...

We did have to update xlsclients to 1.1.2 to get past the API/ABI break,
but that was the only one I hit updating.   (Though we've not had xcb-utils
get out into a stable release yet, so I don't know that anything outside our
core GNOME & X11 stack has had a chance to find it to depend on it.)

	-Alan Coopersmith-        alan.coopersmith at oracle.com
	 Oracle Solaris Platform Engineering: X Window System

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