[Xcb] XCB documentation effort status update

Michael Stapelberg michael+xcb at stapelberg.de
Mon Nov 28 15:41:04 PST 2011


Excerpts from Josh Triplett's message of 2011-11-28 23:31:23 +0000:
> We've had that problem before with the list of extensions, as well.
Yes, I’ve seen the remark there.

> Ideally we'd like to do some autogeneration based on xcb-proto, except
> that as far as I can tell, autotools doesn't seem to allow
> autogeneration of that information; it has to live in the .am file, and
> configure doesn't even work with the .am files, it works with the
> generated .in files.  I don't know a good solution, but we definitely
> need one.
What about switching away from autotools to a different build system (ensuring
that it does work on all platforms which we support at the moment)? Is that
something we could consider or is it off the table? If so, why?

Best regards,

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