If not being able to tell the time while running the reference Weston compositor held you back from experimenting with Wayland, fear not. Logging functionality for Weston was also merged.
On Thursday a patch was published simply entitled Weston: Clock
with a patch description of "A panel clock." This is a simple clock for the Weston reference desktop shell on the panel. While it's been committed
, there's some discussion ongoing whether the clock should report the seconds or whether this time string should be user-configurable.
This Weston Clock comes courtesy of Martin Minarik, a student out of Slovakia. Perhaps more interesting than Weston gaining a clock is that Minarik also contributed Weston logging functionality. From this commit
there is now logging functionality for the Weston compositor.
There's also been a variety of other Weston commits in the past few days (the commit log