[ANNOUNCE] wayland 1.15.0

Pekka Paalanen ppaalanen at gmail.com
Mon May 14 08:58:37 UTC 2018

On Tue, 8 May 2018 13:49:14 -0700
Matt Turner <mattst88 at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Mon, Apr 9, 2018 at 10:57 AM, Derek Foreman <derekf at osg.samsung.com> wrote:
> > Wayland 1.15.0 is now out.
> >
> > Some highlights:
> > 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 libwayland, and will presumably be removed
> > from mesa in the not too distant future.  
> Since there doesn't seem to have been any announcement or guidance on
> the Mesa side for what distros are supposed to do, I'll ask here:
> Are distros supposed to stop passing "wayland" to Mesa's
> --with-platforms= configure option?

Very much not, as that would remove all Wayland support, not just
libwayland-egl. The main piece of Wayland support implementation is
still in Mesa even after libwayland-egl gets removed from there.

Emil, any further advice for distributors how to handle the

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