to thread the X server (?)

Daniel Stone daniel at
Wed Jun 18 14:14:23 PDT 2008

On Wed, Jun 18, 2008 at 10:56:40PM +0200, Juliusz Chroboczek wrote:
> I appear to have missed part of the discussion.  Why are you trying to
> multithread the X server?  It will cause a lot of subtle bugs, and
> I don't see what it will buy you.

One interesting path I see with the input-in-a-separate-thread work is
eventually getting a complete path from hardware input event to client
delivery that cannot be blocked by rendering, meaning we always have
very low latency on input events.

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