glib dependency for the X Server

Eric Anholt eric at
Sun Apr 2 18:49:27 PDT 2006

On Sun, 2006-04-02 at 20:14 -0500, Adam Jackson wrote:
> 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.

Yeah, abort() on malloc failure internally really kills this idea.

Eric Anholt                     anholt at
eric at                 eric.anholt at
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