Test your applications on Wayland
- Date: Tue, 11 Oct 2016 14:14:45 +0200
- From: Martin Graesslin <mgraesslin@xxxxxxx>
- Subject: Test your applications on Wayland
Hello KDE application developers, with Plasma 5.8 we have reached a quite solid state in the Wayland porting efforts. A state where you can start to test whether your application works correctly on Wayland. Normally your application should just work, but if not we need to know it before we start pushing Wayland to a wider audience. So please start to test your application, Test it completely, even the most obscure functionality. If you hit a bug, please report it against product kwin, component wayland- generic. We will take it from there and forward the bug report to the right component, be it in our code, your code, Qt code or even missing functionality in Wayland itself. Please report every issue, even if it is extremely minor - it might indicate a bug in QtWayland. I don't mind if I get too many bug reports due to an issue being reported a few times. If for whatever reason a problem should exist in your code base we are happy to help you with porting it, so that it works on X11 and Wayland. For testing I recommend to use a Wayland live iso like http://files.kde.org/ neon/images/plasma-wayland-devedition-gitunstable/current/ Such isos have the latest code and also hand-picked patches for QtWayland. Thank you for helping our great Wayland endeavour. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to ask! Cheers Martin Graesslin
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