Panel-location not working with Weston 2.0.0

Pekka Paalanen ppaalanen at
Fri Feb 16 09:18:25 UTC 2018

On Fri, 16 Feb 2018 08:23:28 +0000
"Keskinarkaus, Teemu" <teemu.keskinarkaus at> wrote:

> Hi,
> I have custom i.MX6 based HW that is running Linux 4.1.x with Weston
> 1.11.0. I recently updated it to Weston 2.0.0 and the panel-location
> option in Weston.ini - file doesn't work anymore.
> I have this  in Weston.ini:
> [shell]
> panel-location="none"
> background-color=0x00000000
> background-image="/opt/etc/weston-background.jpg"
> The background-color and background-image - options works, but
> panel-location does nothing. I've tried to leave it empty and
> left/right etc.. but nothing. Panel stays there. At least the top
> left corner terminal-button is there and top right corner time
> display.
> In Weston 1.11.0 those settings worked like expected (ie. the panel
> disappeared completely).
> Have that setting changed somehow for Weston 2.0.0? I didn't find any
> documentation that it would have.


apparently the config option name changed in
55d5701ddf018887a30d9ddede38550967da61bc from "panel-location" to

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