surface-suspension wayland protcool development status?

Sebastian Wick sebastian at
Wed Nov 24 15:31:12 UTC 2021

On 2021-11-11 16:00, Neal Gompa wrote:
> Hey all,
> Is there a reason why the development of the surface-suspension
> protocol[1] has completely stalled out? It's been in the 30 day
> discussion period for a few months now and it's a pretty critical
> protocol for games (it's the main blocker for SDL to switch to Wayland
> by default[2]).

FWIW I still believe this is fixable in EGL/WSI: timeout after 1s when
waiting for the wl_surface frame callback.

> From a purely downstream perspective, I'd like to have Fedora Linux
> switch to Wayland by default for SDL-based applications (which we are
> able to do relatively quickly and easily since all SDL applications
> now use SDL2 since Fedora Linux 35[3]).
> Thanks in advance and best regards,
> Neal
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