[PATCHv3] Add name event to xdg-output

Drew DeVault sir at cmpwn.com
Wed Apr 11 12:38:44 UTC 2018

More good questions.

On 2018-04-11 11:02 AM, Pekka Paalanen wrote:
> There is still the corner-case of: can removing wl_output global A
> cause the name for wl_output global B to change, but I suppose that
> falls to common sense to not do so strange things.

I suppose I can add a note about this if another protocol revision is
required for other reasons.

> I do wonder, if I used a naming scheme like this:
> 	on top: Intel GMA: DVI-D-1: Viewsonic VP171B (S/N: 8764358365)
> 	on bottom: GeForce 8800: HDMI-2: HP ZDisplay K99 (S/N: 98728462)
> and then the user reconfigures the output layout, can the compositor
> send updated names to all clients that already have an xdg-output object?

You could do this but it would be exceedingly silly of you considering
that the other xdg_output requests furnish the client with layout
information anyway.

Drew DeVault

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