[xmonad] Transition from Xlib to XCB
jochen.keil at gmail.com
Thu Nov 15 21:13:41 CET 2012
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On 15.11.2012 21:01, Brandon Allbery wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 15, 2012 at 2:57 PM, Jochen Keil
> <jochen.keil at gmail.com> wrote:
>> the wikipedia article on xmonad states that it is (was?) planned
>> to move to XCB "as soon as bindings are available". So, afais
>> there are quite recent bindings . Is there a good reason why
>> nobody has started on this yet?
> Wikipedia is apparently way behind. It was started, and it was
> stopped because xcb turns out to require a complete redesign of
> xmonad. Likewise, there is no intent to port xmonad to Wayland;
> it could not be done as a port, but requires a complete redesign
> from scratch.
> Other people are welcome to do such redesigns if they wish.
thanks for your quick reply.
Do you have a pointer to the discussion related to this?
I'm curious how difficult it could get.
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