glib dependency for the X Server

Adam Jackson ajax at
Sun Apr 2 18:14:59 PDT 2006

On Sunday 02 April 2006 19:42, Eric Anholt wrote:
> Talking individually with people, I've had a good response to this (and
> it wasn't originally my idea, anyway).  I'm posting this here to make it
> not be a shock when it happens, and give an opportunity for showstopper
> issues with this plan to be brought up.

As brought up on IRC, and just recording it here for posterity, glib really 
isn't an option as long as it abort()s on malloc failure.

Fundamentally I really like the idea of removing our half-baked portable 
runtime layer and picking someone else's that works.  Let's not solve 
problems twice.

- ajax
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