xdm <-> xdmcp

Gaetan Nadon memsize at videotron.ca
Sat Dec 18 07:59:50 PST 2010

On Fri, 2010-12-17 at 08:35 -0500, Trevor Woerner wrote:

> The following commit in lib/libXdmcp:
> commit b64cac63e0bcdd87bbfd19678552fd7ed1a3b58f
> Author: Cristian Rodríguez <cristian.rodriguez at opensuse.org>
> Date:   Tue Dec 14 15:40:20 2010 -0500
>     Export only public API symbols
>     Reviewed-by: Adam Jackson <ajax at redhat.com>
>     Signed-off-by: Cristian Rodríguez <cristian.rodriguez at opensuse.org>
> Causes xdm to fail to build because app/xdm/xdm/genauth.c can't find
> the following symbols:
>      _XdmcpAuthSetup
>      _XdmcpAuthDoIt
>      _XdmcpWrapperToOddParity

I don't understand why this patch, and a few other similar ones, were
pushed as they were Nacked by 4 reviewers. They should be reverted and
redone properly. The problem that occurred is exactly what happens when
relying on a naming convention. Sooner or later it will break. All other
libraries do it in the source code.


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