C99 types patch
keithp at keithp.com
Thu Oct 22 00:06:34 PDT 2009
Excerpts from Eamon Walsh's message of Thu Oct 22 12:56:46 +0900 2009:
> I have a patch sitting around that does this, guess I'll float it.
yeah, I can't quite see how we can take this as-is given the Xlib
typedef horror show -- XID in Xlib is defined as unsigned long, and so
the whole Xlib API is broken on 64-bit machines. We really do need
separate Xlib and X server definitions for any XID-derived type (and
probably some others as well).
Note that the protocol types are #define'd at the start of Xproto.h
and #undef'd at the end so that clients can use Xproto.h with Window
as CARD32 and still use Xlib with Window as unsigned long.
There are lots of possibilities here; none of them pretty, but I do
suggest that the ugly hacks should land in Xlib and not in the shared
keith.packard at intel.com
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