Is it possible to emit event at client side?

Pekka Paalanen ppaalanen at
Fri Mar 2 14:41:20 UTC 2018

On Fri, 02 Mar 2018 14:27:23 +0000
Sichem Zhou <sichem.zh at> wrote:

> Hi all,
> I have a question regarding the Wayland client side API. I see there is API
> to create a `wl_ event_queue` but it seems you can only assign `wl_proxy`
> and send command to server.
> Is anyway that I can create a event queue and keep it to myself, it's use
> case lies in multi threading application where one thread trigger a event
> and other thread process it. If I can use this queue myself. later on I can
> just add an event in the queue and in main thread I just use
> `wl_display_dispatch` to process the event.


wl_event_queue is meant exclusively for processing events received from a
Wayland server. It's not for generic use.

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