Introducing xwayland-run, a set of small utilities to run X11 and Wayland clients

Martin Stransky stransky at
Wed Nov 29 10:01:13 UTC 2023

On 11/29/23 10:35, Olivier Fourdan wrote:
> Hi Simon,
> On Wed, 29 Nov 2023 at 10:16, Simon Ser <contact at> wrote:
>> I'd prefer this to be kept in your personal namespace: I'd prefer not to
>> make
>> this an official Wayland project.
> Well, that was quick! :)
> If I may, would it be possible to elaborate on the rationale behind your
> opinion, is that because there is no interest at all, because of the
> quality of the code, because of Python, or because it's partly about
> Xwayland and X11?
> I understand it may not be suitable as a project of its own within the
> Wayland space, but couldn't we consider adding these to the (existing)
> wayland-utils instead?


There should be a standardized and widely used tool to test Wayland 
based applications every Wayland based project may use. There's no point 
to fragment it through personal repos.

Martin Stransky
Software Engineer / Red Hat, Inc

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