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

Timo Aaltonen tjaalton at cc.hut.fi
Thu Jan 28 07:41:04 GMT 2010

On Wed, 27 Jan 2010, Bryce Harrington wrote:

> 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?

Included in lucid, but since neither gtk or qt support it (?) there's
little to play with.

Timo Aaltonen
Systems Specialist
IT Services, Aalto University - School of Science and Technology

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