Wayland on Embedded
krh at bitplanet.net
Fri Jul 13 08:27:58 PDT 2012
On Fri, Jul 13, 2012 at 3:28 AM, Abhijit Potnis <abhijitpotnis at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello ,
> Is there any plan to have(& maintain) a GLES2 >> framebuffer back-end for
> Weston on the weston git, so as to have Weston run on hardware's that do
> support GLES2 on framebuffer ?
> Say for example ARM targets like the beagle-board. I know that the GLES2 >>
> framebuffer implementations would become redundant once the hardware vendors
> start supporting wayland on their boards. But it would still serve the
> purpose of running/testing weston (and a few software rendered apps) on
> hardware that
> don't yet have support for Wayland from the vendor.
Do you mean /dev/fb as opposed to KMS? Weston supports EGL on KMS,
but there's no way that I know of that lets us run EGL on /dev/fb.
Are you thinking of a sw-only weston on /dev/fb?
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