question about wayland protocal compatibility between 32bit client and 64bit server

Daniel Stone daniel at
Mon Jun 22 09:46:20 PDT 2015

Hi Tommy,

On 22 June 2015 at 15:17, tommy.sun (孫明勇) <tommy.sun at> wrote:
> I’m a soft engineer from MStar.  I’m now considering the possibility of
> integrating wayland into our software. Before doing that, I need to make
> sure that wayland compositor could serve both 32bit client and 64bit client
> at the same time.  That’s to say -- wayland protocal should be well defined
> so there are no compatible issues between 32bit clients and 64bit wayland
> compositor server.
> I’m a new learner of wayland so I wonder if anyone could kindly give me a
> quick conclusion? Many thanks in advance!

Yes, all types used in the wire protocol are explicitly sized.


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