Libweston Likely To Be Delayed To Wayland's Weston 1.9
Written by Michael Larabel in Wayland on 14 May 2015 at 02:07 AM EDT. 6 Comments
While Wayland 1.8 is coming along, along with the Weston 1.8 update, it looks like the libweston functionality will be staved off for another release.

Release manager Bryce Harrington has written to the Wayland developers' mailing list about landing priorities for 1.8. In there the most prominent item mentioned is that libweston remains under review but that it needs to be re-based against the current Weston compositor code, for which Bryce is feeling that libweston might not be merged to mainline until the Weston 1.9 cycle begins.

Libweston has been around since last year and is basically about offering a Weston library with common functionality that can be shared by other Wayland compositors. Weston continues to serve as Wayland's reference compositor and as a grounds for experimenting with new Wayland functionality.

The Wayland/Weston 1.8 release is planned to happen at the end of May.
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