[PATCHv2] text-input: Add v3 of the text-input protocol

Silvan Jegen s.jegen at gmail.com
Thu Apr 12 19:26:08 UTC 2018

Hi Dorota

On Wed, Apr 11, 2018 at 03:03:58PM +0200, Dorota Czaplejewicz wrote:
> This new protocol description is a simplification over v2.
> - All pre-edit text styling is gone.
> - No events regarding input panel (OSK) state nor covered rectangle.
>   Compositors are still free to handle situations where the keyboard
>   focus rectangle is covered by the input panel.
> - No set_preferred_language request for clients.
> - There is no event to send keysyms. Compositors can use wl_keyboard
>   interface instead.
> Reviewed-by: Drew DeVault <sir at cmpwn.com>
> ---
> Hi,
> This patch follows the original proposal by Carlos Garnacho. It's the
> result of my work on behalf of Purism to get good on-screen keyboard
> support in Wayland. It incorporates changes coming from discussions
> with Sway/wlroots developers [0], as well as issues pointed out in
> response to the original proposal.
> Changes over the original:
> - typos, whitespace and naming as pointed out by Silvan Jegen
> - an explicit description of what happens to state: it's conceptually
>   double-buffered, and is not altered between focus events
> - removed the serial number on enter/leave events, as it's unambiguous
>   which surface has focus
> This protocol has already been implemented: in wlroots [0], rootston
> [1], and GTK3 [2]. We're counting on more projects to upstream support
> in order to settle on a single protocol for text input in the long
> term. Help and feedback appreciated!
> Cheers,
> Dorota Czaplejewicz
> PS. Sorry about the misformatted email on Monday.
> [0] https://github.com/swaywm/wlroots/pull/776
> [1] https://code.puri.sm/dorota.czaplejewicz/gtk
> [2] https://code.puri.sm/dorota.czaplejewicz/wlroots/src/text_input_test

The last two references seem to be switched.

I also might be dense but when I am trying to build the text_input_test
branch of your wlroots repo I get the following error because of a
missing text_input.h header file:

[41/132] Compiling C object 'rootston/rootston at exe/main.c.o'.
FAILED: rootston/rootston at exe/main.c.o
cc  -Irootston/rootston at exe -Irootston -I../rootston -Iinclude -I../include -I/usr/include/libdrm -I/usr/include/libevdev-1.0/ -I/usr/include/libwacom-1.0 -I/usr/include/glib-2.0 -I/usr/lib/glib-2.0/include -I/usr/include/pixman-1 -I/home/silvan/builds/wlroots-dorota/build -fdiagnostics-color=always -pipe -D_FILE_OFFSET_BITS=64 -Wall -Winvalid-pch -Wextra -Werror -std=c11 -O0 -g -Wno-unused-parameter '-DWLR_SRC_DIR="/home/silvan/builds/wlroots-dorota"' -DWL_HIDE_DEPRECATED -MD -MQ 'rootston/rootston at exe/main.c.o' -MF 'rootston/rootston at exe/main.c.o.d' -o 'rootston/rootston at exe/main.c.o' -c ../rootston/main.c
In file included from ../include/rootston/cursor.h:4:0,
                 from ../include/rootston/input.h:9,
                 from ../include/rootston/server.h:15,
                 from ../rootston/main.c:13:
../include/rootston/seat.h:7:10: fatal error: rootston/text_input.h: No such file or directory
 #include "rootston/text_input.h"
compilation terminated.
[42/132] Compiling C object 'rootston/rootston at exe/output.c.o'.
FAILED: rootston/rootston at exe/output.c.o
cc  -Irootston/rootston at exe -Irootston -I../rootston -Iinclude -I../include -I/usr/include/libdrm -I/usr/include/libevdev-1.0/ -I/usr/include/libwacom-1.0 -I/usr/include/glib-2.0 -I/usr/lib/glib-2.0/include -I/usr/include/pixman-1 -I/home/silvan/builds/wlroots-dorota/build -fdiagnostics-color=always -pipe -D_FILE_OFFSET_BITS=64 -Wall -Winvalid-pch -Wextra -Werror -std=c11 -O0 -g -Wno-unused-parameter '-DWLR_SRC_DIR="/home/silvan/builds/wlroots-dorota"' -DWL_HIDE_DEPRECATED -MD -MQ 'rootston/rootston at exe/output.c.o' -MF 'rootston/rootston at exe/output.c.o.d' -o 'rootston/rootston at exe/output.c.o' -c ../rootston/output.c
In file included from ../include/rootston/cursor.h:4:0,
                 from ../include/rootston/input.h:9,
                 from ../include/rootston/server.h:15,
                 from ../rootston/output.c:18:
../include/rootston/seat.h:7:10: fatal error: rootston/text_input.h: No such file or directory
 #include "rootston/text_input.h"

... etc.

Am I supposed to generate that file myself somehow?


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