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    Phoronix: DirectFB 1.6 Brings OpenGL, Android Features

    After being almost a half-year late, DirectFB 1.6 has been released...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=MTEyNjM

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    Wayland

    What is the difference between DirectFB and Wayland?

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    • #3
      Originally posted by uid313 View Post
      What is the difference between DirectFB and Wayland?
      Wayland actually has a chance at being worthwhile and succeeding in the Linux "marketplace".

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      • #4
        DirectFB API looks like a graphics abstraction layer done right. To bad it doesn't have more support.

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        • #5
          Originally posted by siride View Post
          Wayland actually has a chance at being worthwhile and succeeding in the Linux "marketplace".
          And from a technical and conceptual stand point, what is the difference?

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          • #6
            I think (correct me if i'm wrong) the main difference is that directfb is shipped as a standalone library when Wayland does require the presence of a compositior in order to work.

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