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Weston 1.1.1 Release Brings Bug-Fixes

Wayland

Published on 07 June 2013 12:31 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Wayland
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As the first point release since the exciting release of Wayland/Weston 1.1, important bug-fixes have landed for the display protocol's reference compositor.

There weren't any worthwhile Wayland changes to warrant a 1.1.1 release, but Weston 1.1.1 was tagged last night by Kristian Høgsberg. Some of the prominent bug-fixes for Weston 1.1.1 are for monitor hot-plugging, evdev crashes, missing DPMS issue, and other changes.

The list of Weston 1.1.1 bug-fixes can be found in the release announcement, but no new features will come until Wayland/Weston 1.2.

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