Wayland 1.6.1 & Weston 1.6.1 Released
Written by Michael Larabel in Wayland on 24 January 2015 at 10:57 AM EST. Add A Comment
WAYLAND --
Bryce Harrington, the former Canonical employee part of Ubuntu's X/Mir team turned Samsung open-source employee, has issued the first maintenance update for Wayland 1.6.

Wayland 1.6.1 and the reference compositor Weston 1.6.1 were released on Friday night by Harrington. The Wayland 1.6.1 stable update has just over a dozen changes and they're mostly tiny bug-fixes/corrections but there is also improved handling for some error situations between servers and clients. The brief Wayland 1.6.1 release announcement can be read on the Wayland mailing list.

On the compositor front, Weston 1.6.1 was outed too. The Weston 1.6.1 release cherry picks some stable updates from Git / Weston 1.7. The work mostly includes fixes but there's also updates around the libinput handling, stabilization work to address crashes, and fixes for some odd behavior.

Meanwhile when it comes to the latest Wayland/Weston code, Bryce Harrington is managing the 1.7 release too and he hopes to have it out in February. Currently, the Wayland 1.7 alpha is out.
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