[ubuntu-x] XI2 (was: Re: Karmic status)

Bryce Harrington bryce at canonical.com
Wed Jan 27 21:04:42 GMT 2010

On Thu, Jul 30, 2009 at 01:27:56PM +0300, Timo Aaltonen wrote:
> > xserver 1.7 is looking late.  Partly this was expected at the outset,
> > but I'd be more comfortable if we had a beta release we could include
> > for alpha-4.  If we don't, should we be focusing instead on 1.6.x?
> > I'd love to hear other people's thoughts here.
> According to Peter the XI2 API is now stable, so there should be 
> .901-releases of libxi, libx11 and inputproto soonish. Don't know how long 
> the server is going to take. Moving API/ABI's are a pain, and the video 
> ABI might change still, so snapshots would mean more work and rebuilds.

Has anyone had a chance to play with XI2?  Thoughts?


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