Bugzilla duplicate components

Julien Cristau jcristau at debian.org
Sun Sep 25 11:56:51 PDT 2011

On Sun, Sep 25, 2011 at 08:18:31 -0400, Gaetan Nadon wrote:

> On Sat, 2011-09-24 at 19:50 -0700, Jeremy Huddleston wrote:
> > So there is quite a bit of unfortunate duplication in bugzilla.  We have components in for libX11 in both the xlibs product and the xorg product.  Xft has its own product as well as a component in the xorg product.
> > 
> > I'd like to get this all straightened out.  I believe the goal was to have everything within the xorg product, so that is what I'm doing as I go through our bugs.  Is that still the case?  If so, is there a way that we can close these products to eliminate confusion:
> > xapps
> > XCursor
> > Xft
> > xlibs
> > Xrender
> > xserver
> > 
> > If instead we want to keep apps and libs in xapps and xlibs, we should probably close out the duplicate xorg components (or other products).
> > 
> > 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'm not sure what the perceived benefit is, can you explain?


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