protocol compatibility issue

Shuang He shuang.he at
Tue May 15 17:07:29 PDT 2012

On 2012/5/15 23:13, Kristian Høgsberg wrote:
> On Tue, May 15, 2012 at 03:17:54PM +0800, Shuang He wrote:
>> Hi, all
>>      Have you met issue that, only updating wayland while not
>> rebuilding weston, mesa, it will not work. It may due to wayland
>> protocol is updated, which will need to update weston and mesa as
>> well.
>>      Is there any protocol version check policy applied? I'd like to
>> be told that 'protocol is incompatible' instead of trying pull and
>> rebuilding everything.
>>      This may also be helpful for doing bisect.
> We don't have a mechanism for that.  The policy is that after 1.0, the
> protocol doesn't break, before 1.0 all bets are off.  In hindsigt,
> that would have been a big help to have a mechanism to at least fail
> gracefully, but we don't have much left between now and 1.0 so I don't
> think we'll do anything like that now.
> Kristian

Got it

Thanks you
>> Thanks
>>      --Shuang
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