libX11 and Xau functions

Matthieu Herrb matthieu.herrb at
Thu Apr 12 23:03:19 PDT 2007

Matthieu Herrb wrote:
> Hi,
> In the old monolithic days, libX11 used to include a subset of libXau
> and libXdmcp, wich made it more or less self-contained.
> In the modularization process these parts where dropped (without
> changing the library's major revision). This is causing minor but
> annoying troubles with some legacy applications that don't use
> pkg-config to find out which libs to link to X applications.
> Was this change  intentional, or is it just an oversight that should be
> fixed?

No answer on that. Let me assume it's a bug then. Is it ok to add those
functions back to libX11 ?

Matthieu Herrb

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