[PATCH wayland-protocols v2] unstable: Add input-timestamps protocol

Pekka Paalanen ppaalanen at gmail.com
Tue Dec 19 08:15:06 UTC 2017

On Mon, 18 Dec 2017 14:55:00 +0200
Alexandros Frantzis <alexandros.frantzis at collabora.com> wrote:

> wl_pointer, wl_keyboard and wl_touch events currently use a 32-bit
> timestamp with millisecond resolution. In some cases, notably latency
> measurements, this resolution is too coarse to be useful.
> This protocol provides additional high-resolution timestamps events,
> which are emitted before the corresponding input event. Each timestamp
> event contains a high-resolution, and ideally higher-accuracy, version
> of the 'time' argument of the first subsequent supported input event.
> Clients that care about high-resolution timestamps just need to keep
> track of the last timestamp event they receive and associate it with the
> next supported input event that arrives.
> Signed-off-by: Alexandros Frantzis <alexandros.frantzis at collabora.com>
> Reviewed-by: Pekka Paalanen <pekka.paalanen at collabora.co.uk>
> Acked-by: Jonas Ã…dahl <jadahl at gmail.com>
> ---
> Changes in v2:
>  - Add '...carrying a timestamp...' to better describe the set of subsequent
>    input events in the timestamp event description. 
>  - Clarify normalization requirements of tv_sec_hi, tv_sec_lo, tv_nsec
>    timestamp representation.
>  Makefile.am                                        |   1 +
>  unstable/input-timestamps/README                   |   4 +
>  .../input-timestamps-unstable-v1.xml               | 145 +++++++++++++++++++++
>  3 files changed, 150 insertions(+)
>  create mode 100644 unstable/input-timestamps/README
>  create mode 100644 unstable/input-timestamps/input-timestamps-unstable-v1.xml

Cool! I suppose we want to see the Weston implementation patches posted
to the list before landing this?

Alf, what would you have for the client side of the implementation?

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