[Xcb] xcb_sync_list_system_counters(3) documentation broken

Chris Nehren cnehren+xcb at pobox.com
Tue Apr 21 18:41:19 PDT 2015

On Tue, Apr 21, 2015 at 21:01:37 -0400, Chris Nehren wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 19, 2015 at 22:45:27 -0700, Alan Coopersmith wrote:
> > On 04/19/15 05:00 PM, Chris Nehren wrote:
> > > On a related note, are there any efforts or projects to
> > > improve the documentation? I am finding both the Xlib and xcb
> > > documentation to be sparse or lacking altogether,
> > 
> > We've put in a good deal of effort there in past years, but progress
> > has been slow lately as there's simply been no one willing to do the
> > work.  xcb made a good start at providing man pages for all the functions,
> > but unfortunately, work fizzled out before finishing.
> > 
> > Still, I think the documentation on
> > 	http://www.x.org/releases/X11R7.7/doc/index.html
> > is far improved from the first X.Org release at
> > 	http://www.x.org/releases/X11R6.7.0/doc/
> > or even the state just a few years prior
> > 	http://www.x.org/releases/X11R7.5/doc/index.html
> > 
> > For Xlib, the best reference online is
> > 	http://www.x.org/releases/X11R7.7/doc/libX11/libX11/libX11.html
> > or the pdf form of that at
> > 	http://www.x.org/releases/X11R7.7/doc/libX11/libX11/libX11.pdf
> > but there's been a bunch of updates to the docs in the tree you can get
> > from a current build that aren't reflected there.
> > 
> > Unfortunately, the lack of an X11R7.8 release means we've not updated
> > the docs on the web in recent years, something I'd love to resolve
> > someday by making a /current/ doc page to hold the latest docs between
> > the X11R7.x katamari releases, but have not had time to.
> Thank you for the R7.7 links! That's rather more up to
> date than the 6.7 PDF I found on my own. I'm not sure how I
> missed that page, but it looks like it provides most of what I
> need. I don't suppose there's any solid docs on the randr
> API? I see the protocol docs on the page you provided, but
> nothing about the API itself. There don't seem to be any manpages
> and the xcb docs are incomplete there as well.

Hate to double-post, but I've managed to find the XRandR docs.
I'm going to pore through those for a while to see what sense I
can make of them.

Chris Nehren
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