Wayland and Weston 1.6 RC2 snapshot (1.5.93)

Pekka Paalanen ppaalanen at gmail.com
Fri Sep 12 03:02:55 PDT 2014


this is the last release candidate towards Wayland and Weston 1.6. The
SHA1s are:

  9ce236dbd1d13ae371dddc40530a6cf78001f40a  wayland-1.5.93.tar.xz
  edf4e7abea4046f003f53c300acf9af7dffc2e48  wayland 1.5.93 tag

  f79f6e4721f263ca7145252e772972e5d61e6158  weston-1.5.93.tar.xz
  f1d2cc0d149cb84006dc26fddd0142b7180f7c34  weston 1.5.93 tag

Website update with download links will follow soon.

The final 1.6.0 release should come out on September 19th, a week from

Compared to RC1 we have bug fixes, and Weston is now more picky about
incorrect command line arguments.

The major change this time is that Weston's libinput backend, which is
enabled by default, now requires libinput 0.6.0 which has just been

Does anyone have any suggestions for the 1.7 release schedule?
I was thinking we could have the 1.7-alpha release mid-January, starting
the normal 2+1+1 week releasing series. If that is ok for everyone,
I'll pick the dates and publish them in the 1.6.0 release announcement.


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