Wayland / Weston 1.12 Now Available In Alpha Form
Written by Michael Larabel in Wayland on 16 August 2016 at 07:12 PM EDT. 15 Comments
WAYLAND --
The alpha release of the upcoming Wayland and Weston 1.12 version is now available.

Wayland 1.12 is planned for release in September and release manager Bryce Harrington today announced the alpha release as the first step towards this next version. The feature work will also slow down at this stage.

Wayland 1.12 Alpha has a few API additions, the server adds a new listener API for new clients, and various protocol tweaks and minor maintenance changes.

Weston 1.12 Alpha as usual is a bit more exciting on the feature side. Weston 1.12 Alpha as the test compositor has the new Libweston-Desktop library, various compositor improvements, the headless compositor supports starting with zero outputs, various other libweston changes, desktop shell improvements, IVI shell improvements, and an assortment of other work.

More details on today's Wayland/Weston 1.12 Alpha releases via the mailing list announcements.

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