running scanner in wayland-main

Daniel Stone daniel at
Mon May 16 15:12:13 UTC 2022

Hi Egy,

On Mon, 16 May 2022 at 15:09, Egy Ketto <kettoegy787 at> wrote:
> I'm digging the source code of wayland and weston. I'm stuck at getting the code generated by wayland-scanner. I was following the build instructions for wayland:
> $ git clone
> $ cd wayland
> $ meson build/ --prefix=PREFIX //(which I set to wayland/build)
> $ ninja -C build/ install
> but I get the error:
> ERROR: lexer
> Can someone please help me with this?

Which version of Meson are you using? I don't understand how the root could cause Meson to not be able to parse.


More information about the wayland-devel mailing list