wl_output physical size when unknown

Simon Ser contact at emersion.fr
Mon Jan 13 17:25:11 UTC 2020


On Monday, January 13, 2020 6:14 PM, David Edmundson <david at davidedmundson.co.uk> wrote:

> I need to patch either a client toolkit or a compositor and I'm not sure which.
> There are some cases where we don't have a physical size for an output.
> For example projectors or headless virtual machines,
> Currently we (kwin) can send a physical size of 0,0 which is causing
> some client issues which are calculating us as having 0 dots per inch
> and doing something wrong.
> Should:
> a) Compositors should generate something fake but sensible
> b) Clients should handle this case
> I think there's a strong argument for either. What are others doing?

Clients should handle this case:


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