Weston running on Ubuntu 11.10 : Query on libEGL debug output

Pekka Paalanen ppaalanen at gmail.com
Mon May 21 22:49:59 PDT 2012

On Mon, 21 May 2012 17:40:28 +0000
<souvik.datta at wipro.com> wrote:

> From the above log, it seems that libEGL debug logs are occuring twice. 

Yes, they are two different programs running. Their output is just

> One set with 
> libEGL debug: Native platform type: drm (autodetected)

That comes from Weston, running with its DRM backend.

> ..............
> and other set with
> libEGL debug: Native platform type: wayland (autodetected)

This comes from the desktop-shell client, a program Weston automatically
executes on start and also respawns it if it dies. Desktop-shell is a
Wayland client.

> ..............
> Can some one please explain why are these sets getting repeated? I have built MESA with backend support for wayland and egl.
> May be I am missing some fundamental concept here.


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