Wayland 1.15 & Weston 4.0 Release Candidates Published
Written by Michael Larabel in Wayland on 2 April 2018 at 08:01 PM EDT. 2 Comments
Not only is there a new X.Org Server 1.20 release candidate today but the folks managing Wayland/Weston development have today announced the first release candidates of Wayland 1.15 and the Weston 4.0 reference compositor.

As we have covered previously, the Wayland 1.15 release pulls in libwayland-egl from Mesa, offers various documentation clarifications, improves Wayland-Scanner, and has some minor API additions. Meanwhile for Weston 4.0 the ABI has been bumped, leading to the big version jump. Weston 4.0 has initial atomic mode-setting support, rolls out the new input-timestamps protocol support, drops support for older versions of XDG-Shell, OpenGL high priority context support, and has a variety of other code improvements.

For today's release candidates, both Wayland 1.15 and Weston 4.0 have received a handful of fixes as outlined in the release announcements.

If all goes well, the official Weston 4.0 and Wayland 1.15 releases will occur next week on 9 April.
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