[RFC PATCH] damageproto: Explicitly document Damage lifetimes
keithp at keithp.com
Thu Mar 29 21:25:36 PDT 2012
On Thu, 29 Mar 2012 16:39:13 -0400, Adam Jackson <ajax at redhat.com> wrote:
> Changing the lifetime would mean needing to change the extension major
> number, since otherwise currently legal 1.x clients would leak
> themselves to death, and that's not nice.
My thought was that we'd add a new request that would change the
lifetime, leaving things compatible for old apps, and allowing new apps
to get the right answer.
> And then you'd basically have
> to support both at runtime anyway, and boo to that.
Yeah, a pain tbs.
> DamageDestroyed would be 1.2 not 2.0, and gives you "PixmapDestroyed"
> for nearly free. Completely free if we add DamageReportLevelNone.
We could add PixmapDestroyed events to XFixes.
keith.packard at intel.com
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