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Wayland Presentation Extension Updated

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Published on 30 January 2014 12:04 PM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in Wayland
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Pekka Paalanen has sent out the second version of his presentation extension for Wayland that can help with an improved video playback experience in the Wayland world.

The presentation extension to Wayland allows queuing frames with a target presentation time for greater presentation accuracy. This second version of these still in-development patches has been re-designed to better handle resizing and making other improvements.

With this second version there can be accurate presentation feedback without buffer queueing, queueing support for EGL-based rendering, more detailed presentation feedback, and other changes to this protocol extension.

Those Wayland application developers interested in this presentation extension can read this mailing list post for all of the implementation details.

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Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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