Bugzilla duplicate components

Gaetan Nadon memsize at videotron.ca
Sun Sep 25 11:10:40 PDT 2011

On Sun, 2011-09-25 at 10:26 -0700, Jamey Sharp wrote:

> On Sun, Sep 25, 2011 at 08:18:31AM -0400, Gaetan Nadon wrote:
> > On Sat, 2011-09-24 at 19:50 -0700, Jeremy Huddleston wrote:
> > > Should we move XCB from its own product into an xorg component for consistency?
> > 
> > Yes, it is important to implement the proper X.Org project architecture.
> > 
> > I'll take this opportunity to advocate that the xcb source repositories
> > should be relocated under /xorg if feasible. These are the only
> > externally recognizable hints that xcb is part of x.org project. That
> > would be helpful to direct comments/bug reports to the correct location.
> I suppose that's fine with me, if somebody wants to do the work. Off the
> top of my head:
> - People in the xcb group on fd.o need to be added to the xorg group.
> - After moving the repositories, symlinks from the old locations would
>   be appreciated so old checkouts still work.
> - I'd rather not merge the XCB wiki into the X.Org wiki, unless
>   somebody's going to do a lot more maintenance on the X.Org wiki than
>   I've yet seen and they want to take on XCB too.


> - I don't think most XCB contributors want to see all the mail on
>   xorg-devel, so I'm inclined to keep the separate mailing list as well.
>   Although some of us are on both lists anyway, and perhaps nobody would
>   mind merging?

I suspect this will come later, if at all.

> I'd have a happier outlook on this plan if I thought fully merging the
> projects would get more administrative support for both XCB and the rest
> of X.Org from fd.o admins.

It would be nice to hear from them. It cannot be a local initiative,
there could be unforeseen side-effects.

Thanks for your insight

> Jamey

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