Re: XCB + deprecating gtkx.h ?

On Jun 25, 2010, at 7:48 AM, Havoc Pennington wrote:

> Hi,
> On Fri, Jun 25, 2010 at 10:11 AM, Stuart Axon <stuaxo2 yahoo com> wrote:
>>  I was reading about XCB and trawled through the gtk list archives noticed
>> there was some discussion, but that deprecating gtkx.h seemed to stall things.
>> Maybe now that gtk3 is coming up it would be the time to consider deprecating
>> this, so that in future it could move to XCB?
> You can't really just deprecate it without a replacement, since there
> are plenty of legitimate reasons to get at the underlying X stuff.
> I guess maybe gdkx.h could avoid including the actual xlib or xcb
> headers, and instead use its own XID typedefs, and have some kind of
> API to abstract Display* vs. xcb_connection_t* etc. But that's the
> real hard part I would think.

Here we go again. Is Gtk+ a cross-platform toolkit or is it a wrapper for X11?

John Ralls

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