liboutput: thoughts about shared library on top of DRM/KMS

Heinrich Fink heinrich.fink at
Tue Oct 8 09:33:37 UTC 2019

On Mon, 7 Oct 2019 at 20:16, Keith Packard <keithp at> wrote:
> Daniel Stone <daniel at> writes:
> > I think there would be a load of value in starting with simple helpers
> > which can be used independently of any larger scheme, tackling that
> > list above.
> Yeah, a helper library that didn't enforce at tonne of policy and just
> let the user glue things together on their own is probably going to be
> more generally usable by existing and new systems.

I really like that idea. For product development where the compositor
itself might not be open-source, it would also really help companies
behind these products to better work with the open-source community,
i.e. being able to contribute to a set of shared helper libraries.

- Heinrich

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