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Bringing Wayland To Proprietary Platforms

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Published on 21 November 2012 03:31 PM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in Wayland
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For those wanting to bring Wayland to proprietary/embedded platforms, Pekka Paalanen has written a long and detailed technical post about doing so.

Pekka Paalanen's post about supporting Wayland GL clients and proprietary embedded platforms is outlined on his BlogSpot page. His text already makes the assumptions you have a way to implement a Wayland compositor, and APIs for compositing and displaying images. Plus Wayland is mostly centered around OpenGL ES and EGL usage. Pekka's post goes into detail about hardware-accelerated clients and handling buffer sharing with Wayland.

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