X Server extension

Alexander Gottwald alexander.gottwald@s1999.tu-chemnitz.de
Mon Feb 9 10:25:00 GMT 2004

On Sun, 8 Feb 2004, Krishna Gadepalli wrote:

> Hi
> According to the  FAQ there is no support for server extensions to the 
> Cygwin/XFree86 X-server i.e. no support for the "ModulePath" entry in 
> the XF86Config file.
> I was wondering if there are any plans to add this support or if it 
> currently exists in any current development builds. I am not looking for 
> any specific X server extension - I am rather interested in writing my 
> own server extension.

Extensions are supported, but not as loadable modules. You will have to 
compile the complete XServer. The integration into freedesktop.org's 
xserver will probably also provide support for loadable modules. But this
is still far in the future.

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