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Project Summary

X Window System protocol binding library. Originally for C bindings, but now generalized to several other languages. This is a lightweight replacement for the binding portion of Xlib, featuring thread transparency, XML extensibility, and a small and straightforward interface.

The version of Xlib currently being distributed by X.Org uses XCB for its transport; this allows XCB and Xlib calls to be freely mixed for ease in porting applications and toolkits.

Most of the XCB C code is autogenerated from XML descriptions. (This may be why Ohloh complains about the degree of code commenting.)

Project Security

Vulnerabilities per Version ( last 10 releases )

There are no reported vulnerabilities

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Many reported vulnerabilities
Few reported vulnerabilities

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30 Day Summary

Jul 3 2016 — Aug 2 2016

12 Month Summary

Aug 2 2015 — Aug 2 2016
  • 39 Commits
    Down -169 (81%) from previous 12 months
  • 13 Contributors
    Down -1 (7%) from previous 12 months