Jonas Ådahl jadahl at
Wed Jan 8 10:21:08 UTC 2020

On Wed, Jan 08, 2020 at 10:11:40AM +0000, Alan Griffiths wrote:
> On 08/01/2020 10:01, Jonas Ådahl wrote:
> > This idea has more or less been abandoned however, so I'd say it's more
> > likely we can "archive" it rather than marking it as stable, as there
> > are as far as I know no real users of it.
> Thanks for that
> > For kiosk mode, you still probably want to use xdg-shell, as it's not
> > unlikely the kiosk application still wants to use things like popup
> > surfaces for drop down menus etc. Your compositor can, when in kiosk
> > mode, for example only allow one client, with only a single toplevel,
> > that is always configured as fullscreen.
> Yes, we do that already. I was looking for an approach that also allows
> the app to configure, for example, the screen resolution.

You could effectively achieve that by letting the application use
the viewport extension to scale the surface in any way it sees fit; your
compositor can then set the most appropriate resolution according to the
actual surface dimensions.


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