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

ik idokan at gmail.com
Mon Mar 5 14:23:59 CET 2012

On Sun, Mar 4, 2012 at 22:18, Sven Barth <pascaldragon at googlemail.com> wrote:
> 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...).

I'ts not :(
I left it long time ago. But you are more then welcome to take over :)

> Regards,
> Sven
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