Introduction to xcb-proto

The xcb-proto package provides the XML-XCB protocol descriptions that libxcb uses to generate the majority of its code and API.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-8.3 platform.

Package Information

xcb-proto Dependencies


Xorg build environment (should be set for the following instructions to work)


Python-2.7.15 and libxml2-2.9.8 (required to run the tests)

User Notes: http://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/wiki/xcb-proto

Installation of xcb-proto

Install xcb-proto by running the following commands:

./configure $XORG_CONFIG

To test the results, issue: make check.

Now, as the root user:

make install


Installed Programs: None
Installed Libraries: None
Installed Directory: $XORG_PREFIX/share/xcb and $XORG_PREFIX/lib/python2.7/site-packages/xcbgen or $XORG_PREFIX/lib/python3.7/site-packages/xcbgen

Last updated on 2018-08-17 18:17:43 -0700