Providing shared buffer for applications within Smack environment

Daniel Stone daniel at
Tue Dec 12 11:00:08 UTC 2017

Hi Pekka,

On 12 December 2017 at 10:44, Pekka Paalanen <ppaalanen at> wrote:
> On Tue, 12 Dec 2017 11:00:23 +0100
> José Bollo <jose.bollo at> wrote:
>> While working for AGL [1], I want to allow applications to receive the
>> buffers allocated by WESTON. The use of the surfaces/buffers
>> allocated by Weston is difficult when Smack is activated.
> why do you need to make Weston allocate buffers? Why should those
> buffers be accounted to Weston rather than a client that needs them?
> E.g. Weston's screenshooting currently has the client allocate buffers,
> pass them to Weston, and Weston writes into them, then sends an event
> to say they are done.

I assume this is related to the never-upstreamed ivi_share protocol extension.


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