[PATCH] protocol: deprecate wl_surface.damage
contact at emersion.fr
Sun Nov 4 08:38:16 UTC 2018
This commit deprecates wl_surface.damage in favor of wl_surface.damage_buffer.
Having two requests makes it complicated for the compositor to handle damage,
making it necessary to transform one into the other's coordinates.
Moreover, integration with wp_viewporter is tricky.
Signed-off-by: Simon Ser <contact at emersion.fr>
Based on the discussion in .
protocol/wayland.xml | 6 +++---
1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
diff --git a/protocol/wayland.xml b/protocol/wayland.xml
index 141038b..c75ea3a 100644
@@ -1397,9 +1397,9 @@
and clears pending damage. The server will clear the current
damage as it repaints the surface.
- Alternatively, damage can be posted with wl_surface.damage_buffer
- which uses buffer coordinates instead of surface coordinates,
- and is probably the preferred and intuitive way of doing this.
+ Note! This request is deprecated and should not be used in new
+ clients. Instead damage can be posted with wl_surface.damage_buffer
+ which uses buffer coordinates instead of surface coordinates.
<arg name="x" type="int" summary="surface-local x coordinate"/>
<arg name="y" type="int" summary="surface-local y coordinate"/>
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