[ANNOUNCE] wayland 1.14.91

Pekka Paalanen ppaalanen at gmail.com
Tue Feb 27 07:52:10 UTC 2018

On Mon, 26 Feb 2018 13:42:44 -0600
Derek Foreman <derekf at osg.samsung.com> wrote:

> This is the alpha for the 1.15 release, containing many bug fixes and a 
> few new tests.
> Compositor writers take note - wl_subcompositor.get_subsurface is now 
> documented to be double-buffered.  It wasn't clearly specified to be so 
> before (this change should be non breaking in practice and merely remove 
> the opportunity for a render glitch in the compositor.)
> New API, wl_display_destroy_clients() has been added to help some 
> compositors clean up clients before destroying their display.
> wayland-scanner can now generate either public or private symbols, and 
> the old command line option "code" will emit a warning.  It also has a 
> new --strict option to immediately exit on DTD validation failure.
> libwayland-egl is now part of wayland, and will presumably be removed 
> from mesa sometime after the 1.15 release.
> 1.15 is still planned for around April 9th.


I would like to highlight one more change that may have visible

	client: Allow absolute paths in WAYLAND_DISPLAY

Software that already processes the raw value of $WAYLAND_DISPLAY
environment variable outside of libwayland may be affected.

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