XOrg-7.2 - libXcb

Dan Nicholson dbn.lists at gmail.com
Mon Jul 9 19:28:35 PDT 2007


On 7/9/07, Alexander E. Patrakov <patrakov at ums.usu.ru> wrote:
> Dan Nicholson wrote:
> > OK, below is what I will push in tomorrow if no one complains.
>
> This is certainly good as a base, and fixes can be made on top of that.
>
> > +    <para>The <application>libpthread-stubs</application> package provides
> > +    weak aliases for pthread functions not provided in libc or otherwise
> > +    available by default. This is useful for libraries that rely on pthread
> > +    stubs to use pthreads optionally.</para>
>
> This package does not provide any weak aliases on Linux systems, because
> everything is available by default. The only installed file is
> /usr/lib/pkgconfig/pthread-stubs.pc.

Right. I didn't know any good way to describe this. Is it all Linux
systems, or glibc/Linux systems since glibc provides the pthread
implementation?

> > +    <itemizedlist spacing="compact">
> > +      <listitem>
> > +        <para>Required patch to workaround X11 locking bugs: <ulink
> > +        url="&patch-root;/libxcb-&libxcb-version;-sloppy_lock-1.patch"/></para>
> > +      </listitem>
> > +    </itemizedlist>
>
> The key phrase "in other applications" and the description of the
> environment variable (with the suggestion to add it to /etc/profile.d as
> soon as one of the two assertions are triggered) is missing.

OK. I'll add a Configuring section with this info.

Thanks for the suggestions.

--
Dan



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