[PATCH wayland v2 0/8] Import wayland-egl frontend library

Emil Velikov emil.l.velikov at gmail.com
Fri Oct 13 12:41:27 UTC 2017

On 10 October 2017 at 14:43, Emil Velikov <emil.l.velikov at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> Here is a retake of the RFC as originally seen here [1].
> In summary - we want the user facing library to live in Wayland with
> vendors providing a backend/plugin.  Otherwise we'll get file conflicts
> as library can come from different vendors.
> Changes since v2 include:
>  - pushed multiple cleanups to Mesa and rebased the series on top
>  - cut down the fluff in the 1/9 commit message.
>  - use 17.4.0 version to avoid breakage of existing apps
>  - pass the DSO name (used in the symbol test) via the build system
>  - use local WL_EXPORT macro
> I've kept the import and build integration, since:
>  - the former is mechanical, while the latter involves some brain cells
>  - couple of changes were needed before building the imported code.
> Any formal Acked-by, Reviewed-by or other will be appreciated. Comments
> and suggestions are also welcome.
Nearly forgot, as (if?) this work gets merged, we'll need to update
the website [1].
I haven't thought about the exact wording, so any suggestions will be
greatly appreciated.


[1] https://wayland.freedesktop.org/architecture.html#heading_toc_j_2

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