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Wayland/Weston 1.4 Release Candidate Announced

Wayland

Published on 20 January 2014 08:30 AM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in Wayland
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The release date for Wayland 1.4 slipped by one week but out now is the first release candidate for Wayland 1.4 and its reference Weston compositor ahead of the final planned release this Thursday.

Wayland/Weston 1.3.93 -- the 1.4 Release Candidate -- is now available for testing. Kristian Høgsberg announced this latest test release on Sunday with about 11 extra fixes and other quality improvements.

The 1.4 Release Candidate announcement can be read on the Wayland-devel mailing list.

The major changes for the 1.4 releases of Wayland and Weston are covered in this feature overview.

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