[PATCH xserver] sdksyms: Tighten up the symbols we add to the magic table

Adam Jackson ajax at nwnk.net
Fri Mar 10 16:32:30 UTC 2017

On Wed, 2017-03-08 at 17:44 +0000, Jon Turney wrote:
> On 06/03/2017 22:20, Adam Jackson wrote:
> > On Mon, 2017-03-06 at 18:23 +0000, Jon Turney wrote:
> > 
> > > Unfortunately, one of the possible definitions of _X_EXPORT in
> > > Xfuncproto.h is empty, in which case, this leaves us with nothing in
> > > sdksyms.c
> > 
> > Though this be true, I'm not sure how it can matter. We only build
> > xfree86 on systems where _X_EXPORT expands to something non-empty. And
> It has been possible to build an xfree86 server for Cygwin since this 
> [1] patchset.
> This might even turn out to be useful, if the idea of removing Xephyr, 
> Xnest and Xvfb servers [2], to be replaced by invoking the Xorg server 
> with the xf86-video-dummy or xf86-video-nested drivers, ever happens.

I neither expect nor want this to happen. dummy might have some minor
utility, but the nested driver I think is a mistake, and I would not
consider its availability as a reason to drop Xnest or Xephyr.

- ajax

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