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X11 Library Sees Lots Of Fixes With libX11 1.7 Release
That API addition for libX11 1.7.0 is interesting with XSetIOErrorExitHandler. But besides that are many fixes that accumulated for quite a while. The fixes range from warning fixes to memory allocation bugs being addressed to thread safety issues being resolved. There are also new locales and other changes with libX11 1.7.0.
Longtime X11 developer Keith Packard has been fairly out of the X.Org scene recently besides his Valve contract work around VR, but he is the one that put together this libX11 1.7 update with the contributions of many. The list of changes for libX11 1.7 are outlined on the mailing list. Meanwhile still no signs of X.Org Server 1.21 moving closer but the back-ports continuing to the 1.20 series.