PSA: Chromium Wayland preview

Tiago Vignatti tiago.vignatti at
Tue Nov 12 06:29:08 PST 2013


On 11/12/2013 11:07 AM, Tarnyko wrote:
> Hello Tiago,
> Neat, thank you very much for your amazing work !
> Fedora binary here ; works fine with a small sample of websites.
> You may be aware that some sites aren't working (including Google), and
> even know the cause, but anyways, here are some of the error messages
> displayed when it happens :
> Trying to create surface without window
> Failed to initialize command
> buffer service.

the error messages above are known issues and are related to the lack of 
off-screen rendering support. But that's an on going effort that Kalyan 
is tackling and should be fixed soon:

> Wayland-Weston 1.3.0
> Mesa 9.2.0
> Cairo 1.12.16
> Pango 1.34.0
> Keyboard seems to stop working after some time (even when restarting the
> browser), too.

proper kbd focus and grabbing are missing at the moment. We definitely 
need to tackle that:

> Thanks for releasing this.
> Regards,
> Tarnyko
> PS : didn't find the source code by browsing around. It is available yet ?

Here's the source-code:

and the instructions how to clone, configure and compile it:

in fact we recommend developers build it instead, so the target binary 
will end up with the debugging symbols that ease to track problems like 
why a particular issue is not working.

Thanks for testing!


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