[Fwd: x11drv WND separation]

David Fraser davidf at sjsoft.com
Tue Nov 5 07:59:50 CST 2002


Have had trouble getting through to wine-devel at winehq.com, so reposting 
this to see...
Funny, nothing's bounced...


-------- Original Message --------
Subject: x11drv WND separation
Date: Mon, 04 Nov 2002 15:27:27 +0200
From: David Fraser <davidf at sjsoft.com>
To: dpaun at rogers.com, wine-devel at winehq.com
CC: julliard at winehq.com
References: <200210311738.10609.dpaun at rogers.com> 
<87k7jy5i0i.fsf at mail.wine.dyndns.org> <200210312356.30812.dpaun at rogers.com>

Dimitrie O. Paun wrote:

>On October 31, 2002 06:02 pm, Alexandre Julliard wrote:
>>"Dimitrie O. Paun" <dpaun at rogers.com> writes:
>>>What is NOT in 0.8:
>>>  -- stable server protocol: no binary compatibility
>>>  -- DLL separation: ditto
>>IMO the goals for 0.9 will be reached before the ones for 0.8 so you
>>might as well put everything together...
>Maybe so, you know this better. But 0.9 needs what's listed
>here anyhow, if we hit the 0.9 targets before, no harm's done.
>I am not that optimistic about the DLL separation. The x11drv
>is a bit of a mess, as we have a WND structure maintained by
>USER, which x11drv needs access to. It needs work. And in 
>general, the separation work that's left is not trivial,
>and you seem to be the only one qualified to do it. And you
>are one busy guy...
Does anyone have any info on what needs to be done to separate out the
WND structure from USER? Is there any other stuff that should be separated
out into x11drv? Presumably even if the separation isn't trivial some 
could enable others to give it a try...


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