Wayland's Weston Is Past 90,000 Lines
Written by Michael Larabel in Wayland on 19 May 2014 at 01:55 PM EDT. 4 Comments
With the release of Wayland 1.5 being imminent, here's some fresh development statistics for its active Weston compositor.

On the Weston Git tree I ran GitStats this morning to checkout the latest development trends concerning this very active compositor for Wayland where many of the experiments take place, new protocol extensions prototyped, and other changes frequently take place.

Wayland's Weston is up to 90,268 lines of code spread across 180 files and authored by 141 individuals. The Weston Git is up to 4,100 commits.


So far this year Weston has seen 365 commits that added 10.9k lines of code and removed 5.45k lines of code. In 2013 there were 1,107 commits to Weston and in 2012 there was 1,503.


Kristian Høgsberg continues to be the leader of Wayland and is still generally the top monthly contributor. Other prolific contributors this year include Ander Conselvan de Oliveira, Jason Ekstrand, and Pekka Paalanen.


Intel, Red Hat, and Collabora are among the top organizations contributing to Wayland/Weston.


This reference Wayland implementation compositor continues to pickup new features and functionality and is now pass 90,000 lines of code.
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