Kenton Lee

Mapping Xlib Functions to X Window System Protocol Requests


Copyright © 1996 by Kenton Lee, Palo Alto, California, USA. All Rights Reserved.

X Window System programmers that use the Xlib API frequently must deal with X protocol error messages. Unfortunately, these error messages refer to X protocol requests, rather than Xlib functions. The following pages correlate the X Window System protocol requests with their corresponding Xlib functions:

These pages use HTML 3.0 tables. If your browser does not support tables, you cannot easily read them; sorry.

These tables can help X Window System programmers debug X protocol error messages. A tutorial on debugging X protocol errors is available here.


Please send me your comments on these tables:

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