[arch-dev-public] [RFC] Add Wayland/Weston

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Sun Feb 10 03:16:49 EST 2013

On 09/02/13 22:43, Andreas Radke wrote:
> Am Fri, 8 Feb 2013 09:07:26 -0500
> schrieb Dave Reisner <d at falconindy.com>:
>>> For Cairo, the GL backend is experimental. Given the fact that
>>> upstream fails to provide a stable release model for cairo (every
>>> released version is taken from master, featuring regressions), I
>>> wouldn't even think about enabling an experimental backend there.
>> Upstream also claims that applications which don't make use of the GL
>> backend won't be bothered at all. I don't see the harm in a trial run
>> through [testing].
>>> For Mesa, we have to look at how we can implement this without
>>> breaking existing stuff. I haven't looked much at Mesa recently, so
>>> I can't tell much about this.
>> Backends are enabled on a priority basis. As long as we pass
>> "--with-egl-platforms=x11,drm,wayland" (in that order), we're fine.
>> d
> I've pushed cairo with gl and egl backends to testing. xlib-xcb is now
> also enabled again that now should be safe to use.

I don't know why, but this causes transmission-gtk to hit 100% CPU usage
on my system.


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