Wayland .deb packages now available in Ubuntu Natty (universe)

Zhao, Juan J juan.j.zhao at intel.com
Thu Feb 24 18:22:40 PST 2011

On Thu, 2011-02-24 at 18:14 -0800, Bryce Harrington wrote:
> Just wanted to mention that we're now carrying a snapshot of Wayland in
> Ubuntu Natty.  This probably is of limited interest to waylanders, since
> it's an older snapshot (I needed something that would work with stock
> mesa and other assorted dependencies), but I've had a lot of people ask
> about it.
>  $ sudo apt-get install wayland
>  $ wstart
> ('wstart' is just a bash script to start up the compositor and all the
> client demo programs, derived from Darxus' Wayland install script.)
> The primary aim here was sorting out what we need in terms of
> dependencies and to provide it as a proof of concept for Ubuntu app
> developers to kick the tires.
> Right now, the snapshot I've uploaded is from a few months ago.  Based
> on Darxus' advice I think I can update it to a version from January, but
> looks like it'll need some packaging adjustments first.  No ETA but
> hopefully within a week or so, depending on how things go.
> We're going to look into including more current snapshots of wayland in
> the xorg-edgers PPA, for those wanting something more bleeding edge but
> not wanting to install from git directly.
> Bryce
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Looks great. How can I install it in the desktop edition except build
it? My platform is ubuntu 10.10?
Many thanks & Best Regards
Zhao Juan

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