Proposing a simple-cairo-client for wayland-demos

Alberto Ruiz aruiz at
Thu May 5 08:57:14 PDT 2011

I've updated the code following comments from krh and bnf on IRC

2011/5/5 Alberto Ruiz <aruiz at>:
> Hello,
> As an excercise to understand the basics of the wayland client API
> I've developed a minimalistic cairo client. The main trouble I had
> with simple-client is that the opengl bits were obfucating the basics
> of the wayland API as some steps were hidden there (given my limited
> understanding of EGL/GL that was a bit of an issue).
> I developed a simpler client based on cairo-gl with no error checking
> whatsoever to try to expose the basics of a wayland client a bit
> better. I'd like to propose it for wayland-demos as I think it may be
> useful to other people. Here's a link to the source code:
> --
> Cheers,
> Alberto Ruiz

Un saludo,
Alberto Ruiz

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