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  • Dance Around The Fire: X.Org XAA Is Burned

    Phoronix: Dance Around The Fire: X.Org XAA Is Burned

    Prior to closing the merge window for X.Org Server 1.13, Keith Packard pulled Daniel Stone's latest patches, which have killed off XAA acceleration support for DDX drivers...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=MTEzNjg

  • #2
    Slimming down

    Nice to see the documentation improving, the code base being slimmed down with old deprecated stuff being removed.

    What is next to get burned with fire (i.e. thrown out) ?

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    • #3
      Originally posted by uid313 View Post
      Nice to see the documentation improving, the code base being slimmed down with old deprecated stuff being removed.

      What is next to get burned with fire (i.e. thrown out) ?
      Given that we've halved the codebase since taking over in 2004, I'm not really sure what else is left.

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      • #4
        The XKB dependency

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        • #5
          Originally posted by daniels View Post
          Given that we've halved the codebase since taking over in 2004, I'm not really sure what else is left.
          XKB, Xlib and Xt?
          Also what about all those extensions, are they needed?

          Maybe throw out xeyes and the rest of the useless demos and utilities into a separate tree.

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          • #6
            Originally posted by uid313 View Post
            Maybe throw out xeyes and the rest of the useless demos and utilities into a separate tree.
            Lol, you're a few years behind the times with that.

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            • #7
              Originally posted by curaga View Post
              The XKB dependency
              Haha, well played.

              Originally posted by uid313 View Post
              XKB, Xlib and Xt?
              You don't have to build Xlib and Xt if you need them: they're in a totally separate tree.

              Originally posted by uid313 View Post
              Also what about all those extensions, are they needed?
              Sadly, yes. We went through them all one-by-one a while ago and have already binned pretty much everything we could.

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              • #8
                Originally posted by daniels View Post
                Sadly, yes. We went through them all one-by-one a while ago and have already binned pretty much everything we could.
                Well if all code that can be removed has now been removed.
                What's next?

                Do you think/see Xkb being removed?

                What's next?
                What's coming to X?
                Is it all about Wayland now, or is there X12?

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                • #9
                  Originally posted by uid313 View Post
                  Well if all code that can be removed has now been removed.
                  What's next?

                  Do you think/see Xkb being removed?
                  Sadly, not ever, no.

                  Originally posted by uid313 View Post
                  What's next?
                  What's coming to X?
                  Is it all about Wayland now, or is there X12?
                  Depends on what people want to do. Personally I've almost entirely been working on Wayland for the past few months, but as you can see others are working on X too. And people are bound to create their own. Let's see what happens.

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