Fwd: [Bug 105287] X server requires "randrproto >= 1.6.0", but git head of randrproto is still at 1.5.0

Keith Packard keithp at keithp.com
Wed Feb 28 21:37:39 UTC 2018

Alan Coopersmith <alan.coopersmith at oracle.com> writes:

> Xserver depending on specific version of xorgproto (which provides now all
> these headers), instead of there being separate pgkconfig file & check for each
> of the headers, would IMHO make this transition a lot clearer to everybody who
> doesn't follow X mailing lists.

I suggested this to Adam, but neither of us has acted on it. We'll still
need to ship the old .pc files for a while so that existing software
will continue to compile, but I agree that having an xorgproto version
that software can depend on will help with this transition.

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