[cairo] XCB backend : stable for 1.10 ?

Behdad Esfahbod behdad at behdad.org
Wed Jan 6 14:39:38 PST 2010

On 01/06/2010 04:54 AM, Chris Wilson wrote:
> On Wed, 06 Jan 2010 10:30:24 +0100, Frederic Crozat<fcrozat at mandriva.com>  wrote:
>> Le 05/01/2010 17:00, Chris Wilson a �crit :
>>> It's even worse than you might have feared... My suggestion is that we use
>>> the XCB backend as the preferred X11 backend in 1.10.

Show me the code first.  AFAIK the current xcb backend is rotten.

>> Well, it might not be as bad as I thought ;)
> I'm hoping that in many ways it will be an improvement for RENDERless
> xservers. :)
>> Anyway, if it is the plan, I'd suggest to do the switch for the next
>> snapshot, to catch any issue that might append, better sooner than later.
> Indeed. This branch is long overdue for merging. :(

Oh, you mean you have a branch reworking the xcb backend already?


> -ickle

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