[Xcb] How can I increase the maximum request length?

Keith Packard keithp at keithp.com
Wed Jan 30 21:38:57 UTC 2019

paul ewing <pcewing at outlook.com> writes:

> It's not just the xcb_image_put request that needs to be split up. Separate
> images have to be created via multiple calls to xcb_image_create and a call to
> xcb_image_put has to be made for each image.

Yeah, some API changes to make it easy to put sub-images would be

> I suppose that xcb_image_put could detect if the image is too large and split
> the image up internally but then you have the problem Bart mentioned where
> there are multiple cookies to track each request and it's unclear what to
> return.

With xcb API changes to allow sub-image puts, creating a util function
to put the whole image and split it up would be pretty easy.

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