[fpc-devel] Xlib and XCB: any plans?

Sven Barth pascaldragon at googlemail.com
Sun Mar 4 21:18:19 CET 2012

On 04.03.2012 18:42, Giuliano Colla wrote:
> I'm attempting to contribute to the CustomDrawn components project for
> Lazarus.
> One of the target platforms is X, and we may take advantage of the X and
> Xlib units of fpc. However Xorg discourages the usage of Xlib for new
> developments, and suggests the usage of XCB instead. What's the
> situation of fpc in respect of XCB?
> It would be frustrating to start from scratch with h2pas, to discover
> that someone else has already done all what's required!

I don't know how complete these are, but here 
http://code.google.com/p/pasxlibbind/ someone started with XCB bindings 
(at least I myself needed to do a checkout, because the SVN browse does 
not work for me...).


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