[ANNOUNCE] weston 11.0.0
contact at emersion.fr
Thu Sep 22 16:21:38 UTC 2022
This is the official release for Weston 11.0.0.
Highlights for this release:
- Continued work on color management infrastructure:
In Weston 11, if you enable the tentative, experimental and WIP color
management option, Weston will not only blend in linear light, but
you can also set up a monitor ICC profile and Weston will do some
kind of color mapping from sRGB to that profile. Furthermore, you can
configure a monitor into HDR mode and deliver HDR characteristics from
weston.ini to the monitor, but Weston will *not* produce proper HDR
content yet, meaning the display is incorrect.
- Various RDP improvements.
- Performance improvements in the DRM backend.
- Support for the wp_single_pixel_buffer_v1 protocol.
- weston_buffer refactoring.
- Groundwork for running multiple backends at the same time (e.g. KMS + RDP)
and for multi-GPU support in the DRM backend. This is not supported
yet, but may be in a future release.
Breaking changes for users:
- The cms-static and cms-colord plugins are now deprecated.
- A number of features have been removed from desktop-shell: multiple
workspaces, zoom, exposay.
- wl_shell support has been removed (superseded by xdg-shell).
- The fbdev backend has been removed (superseded by KMS).
- weston-launch and launcher-direct have been removed (superseded by libseat).
- The weston-info and weston-gears clients have been removed (weston-info is
superseded by wayland-info).
- The KMS max-bpc property is now set by default. If you experience black
screens with (faulty) monitors, try lowering it in weston.ini.
- Weston will now abort when running out of memory. Weston is not suitable
for memory constrained environments.
Simon Ser (1):
build: bump to version 11.0.0 for the official release
git tag: 11.0.0
SHA256: a6138d4dc9554560ac304312df456019f4be025ec79130f05fb5f2e41c091e1d weston-11.0.0.tar.xz
SHA512: 71554dc870e9c6832fdfb8f0e8dbcd7ad01c3827041c2f7fe4b7679df33b242fd00e7f0c8728d1aeecc648f8296a9d3fc502a66c91ec662f03086d9a28aab3ea weston-11.0.0.tar.xz
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