[ANNOUNCE] libX11 1.2

Julien Cristau jcristau at debian.org
Tue Feb 17 08:14:08 PST 2009

New libX11 release to go with libxcb 1.2.

Some more fixes, janitorial work, NLS updates, and the long-awaited
addition of ☭ and ♥ to your favorite Compose file.  Details follow in
the shortlog from


Adam Jackson (1):
      Fix leak in _XimXGetReadData

Alan Coopersmith (1):
      Add README with pointers to mailing list, bugzilla & git repos

Brian Rogers (1):
      Initialize event_notify after allocating the memory for it.

Colin Harrison (1):
      Fix copy/paste typo in imLcPrs

James Cloos (7):
      [nls]  Add some UTF-8 Compose sequences
      [nls] Annotate the Bépo compose sequences
      Use C comments rather than initial doubled hashes to exclude lines from .pre files
      Revert "For nls/*.pre, allow people to comment lines by starting them with '##'."
      [i18n] s/U00DC/Udiaeresis/g
      NLS: Add UTF-8 compose file for Finnish
      dolt: allow older versions of bash to compile the library

Jeremy Huddleston (1):
      Force local transport when using the launchd socket.

Julien Cristau (2):
      Check Xmalloc return value in _XConnectXCB
      Bump to 1.2

Ken Thomases (1):
      [i18n] Provide translation from XK_partialderivative (8ef) to Unicode (U2202)

Paulo Cesar Pereira de Andrade (10):
      Janitor: ansification, make distcheck, compiler warnings.
      Janitor: Correct some gcc/sparse warnings.
      patches to avoid gcc warnings for libX11 (#1)
      patches to avoid gcc warnings for libX11 (#2)
      patches to avoid gcc warnings for libX11 (#3)
      patches to avoid gcc warnings for libX11 (#4)
      WORD64 compile fix. This bug catched on a overview of the code.
      Don't add prototypes for functions that don't exist.
      Allow multiple inclusions of cursorfont.h, cosmetic patch.
      Check if a function argument is NULL.

Peter Hutterer (2):
      Add XF86Suspend, XF86Hibernate to KeysymDB.
      Fix wrong implies symbol.

Stefan Dirsch (3):
      Added remaining hunk of Egbert's patch to prevent XIM deadlocks (#1182).
      Added remaining xlib patch required for gb18030 support (#1573).
      Fixed strange font mixups, when fontsets are still used (#2676, Novell #74299).

Will Thompson (2):
      Add two essential compose sequences
      NLS: Compose: Non-aliasing CCCP

vehemens (1):
      [i18n] Distribute new headers which were added for gb18030 support.

git tag: libX11-1.2

MD5: c6265b59ea2b594fd68e33f9125b4d20  libX11-1.2.tar.bz2
SHA1: b3d2bbdb5839031f4372c5711348d493c7a41dd6  libX11-1.2.tar.bz2

MD5: a8e045794665c9fb7486c0faa21e3211  libX11-1.2.tar.gz
SHA1: 69649d6ea0c2d4baef593119d1d03ee487b9ded4  libX11-1.2.tar.gz
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