Wayland-Protocols 1.4 Adds The Viewporter Extension
Written by Michael Larabel in Wayland on 23 May 2016 at 08:27 AM EDT. Add A Comment
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Version 1.4 of the Wayland Protocols package has been released with a new protocol extension.

New to Wayland-Protocols 1.4 is the viewporter extension, which was previously known as wl_scaler. The viewpoert allows clients to crop and scale a surface server-side. In addition to adding Wayland viewporter, this protocols update also has a number of documentation fixes around other existing extensions. There are also some Autotools improvements.

More details via the mailing list announcement by Jonas Ã…dahl.
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