[RFC PATCHv2] New XCB socket handoff mechanism for Xlib/XCB and other libraries

Julien Cristau jcristau at debian.org
Thu May 1 02:58:22 PDT 2008

On Thu, May  1, 2008 at 00:41:17 +0100, Colin Guthrie wrote:

> I want to update the Mandriva cooker package but as a lot of other
> packages link against libxcb-xlib and will require rebuilt, I don't want
> to push it out only to find that this wont actually happen and I'll have
> to rebuild everything again :s
Why would you need to rebuild anything?  This change doesn't affect the
Xlib ABI, so this shouldn't affect anything beyond libxcb and libX11
afaict (unless you're installing .la files, but then you've already
lost anyway).


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