[PATCH 0/7] unifdef ROOTLESS

Keith Packard keithp at keithp.com
Thu Oct 24 09:20:26 PDT 2013

Adam Jackson <ajax at redhat.com> writes:

> This happens to be true at the moment.  It might be nice if Xorg could
> run the same rootless code as the others, when it's nested under some
> other window system.  Right now I'm pretty sure xwayland's root window
> has actual storage...

It's kinda like the SMP vs uniproc code in the kernel -- until we're at
the point where most systems are using the rootless code, I'm inclined
to keep the optimized paths for the common case. I just don't see a
compelling reason to get rid of it yet.

keith.packard at intel.com
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