[RFC wayland-protocols v3 1/1] unstable: add color management protocol

Simon Ser contact at emersion.fr
Thu Mar 21 21:00:29 UTC 2019

On Thursday, March 21, 2019 12:05 PM, Pekka Paalanen <ppaalanen at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > "after binding"?
> > > If a client creates a color space object from an ICC profile, there is
> > > no need to send the ICC file immediately back to the client.
> > > Should sending this event be tied to the request that created this
> > > object, or should this object have an explicit request to emit this
> > > event?
> >
> > Does the client know in advance what the size of the profile will be?
> Why would it need to?
> > (Maybe this should be an event, and the request to fill a FD a request)
> I meant that the proposed event with fd remains as is, but is never
> sent automatically; instead, a new request would be added that simply
> triggers sending the event.
> A request "please fill in this FD with the data" has a couple of
> issues: is the backing storage large enough, and how will the client know
> when it is done. These are certainly solvable, but complicate things.

Hmm, I see. This makes sense.

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