15-17 September 2021
Europe/Warsaw timezone

KWinFT's wlroots backend

17 Sep 2021, 14:05
20m
Talk (half slot) (CLOSED) Main Track

Speaker

Roman Gilg

Description

The big change in KWinFT this year is the replacement of all its own hardware backend plugins for its Wayland session with a single backend talking to wlroots.

This talk goes into detail on:

  • reasons for this strategic move,
  • technical realization,
  • outcome with advantages and disadvantages,
  • long-term impact on the ecosystem.
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GSoC, EVoC or Outreachy No

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