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

Armin K. krejzi at email.com
Wed Feb 13 14:47:25 EST 2013

On 02/12/2013 05:51 PM, Tom Gundersen wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 12, 2013 at 5:42 PM, Andreas Radke <andyrtr at archlinux.org> wrote:
>> Am Sat, 9 Feb 2013 17:35:27 +0100
>> schrieb Andreas Radke <andyrtr at archlinux.org>:
>>> Since cairo will also depend on that libegl then every system will
>>> pull in Wayland. Is this really needed? If we can't build it in a
>>> different way we directly need to move Wayland to extra.
>>> -Andy
>> Bump.
>> If we agree that we want to start to support Wayland in Arch we need to
>> move Wayland libs to the extra repo. Then I can build Mesa making use
>> of it in libegl. This shouldn't harm anything else and wayland libs are
>> a pretty small pkg (when we drop the static libs).
>> So who's going to move it to extra and wants to maintain it there? I
>> could build it but will not use it myself anytime soon.
> I'll be happy to maintain Wayland, so I'll take it over and move it to [extra].
> -t

Hello, and thank you for adding Wayland into Extra. There is now another 
smaller problem. In order to make use of Wayland with GTK+3, 
libxkbcommon should be moved into extra first. Can anyone do that? Lot 
of GTK+3 apps can be ran in Weston using GDK_BACKEND=wayland.

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