Wayland design principles (Re: wayland and gambas)

Bruce Steers bsteers4 at gmail.com
Mon Apr 29 20:54:37 UTC 2024

On Mon, 29 Apr 2024, 20:32 Thiago Macieira, <thiago at kde.org> wrote:

> On Monday 29 April 2024 10:17:53 GMT-7 Bruce Steers wrote:
> > I thought to redesign my software using a system tray as there was no way
> > to position a window but without system tray working I'm stuck for ideas.
> The system tray is not conveyed through Wayland in the first place (it
> goes
> through D-Bus), so any issues you may be facing aren't Wayland. It's
> possible
> the SNI implementation you've got access to is broken and system trays
> work on
> X11 because it falls back to the old XEmbed. It might also be an issue
> with
> your specific desktop of choice.
> Either way, the system tray is not a Wayland issue. I recommend treating
> it as
> a regular bug and working with the implementation's and desktop's
> developers
> to fix it.

Many thanks Thiago
Apologies for that.
I will see if it can be fixed this end. 😎


> --
> Thiago Macieira - thiago (AT) macieira.info - thiago (AT) kde.org
>    Principal Engineer - Intel DCAI Cloud Engineering
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