[vlc-devel] backporting wayland inhibiter module to 3.x branch
remi at remlab.net
Mon Jan 27 13:30:57 CET 2020
I mean that there's several known grave functionality issues, which is why the whole thing is explicitly experimental and unsupported in 3.0.
Le 27 janvier 2020 14:19:34 GMT+02:00, Alexandre Janniaux <ajanni at videolabs.io> a écrit :
>What do you mean ? What are your issues ?
>I use it everyday without much issues, only this and
>a compositor-specific bug with the Qt fullscreen
>On Mon, Jan 27, 2020 at 01:28:06PM +0200, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote:
>> Wayland is mostly unusable in VLC 3.0 for other reasons than
>inhibiting the screensaver. So I don't see the point in back-porting
>> Le 27 janvier 2020 12:47:36 GMT+02:00, Alexandre Janniaux
><ajanni at videolabs.io> a écrit :
>> >The wayland inhibit module has been there since 2018 thanks to
>> >Rémi, but never went to a 3.x release, which means that there
>> >is no wayland inhibiter for Wayland compositors.
>> >The wayland protocol used is experimental and unstable, but
>> >can be found on the project repository. 
>> >As an unstable protocol, I understand it never went to 3.x
>> >branch before, but is supported by at least wlroots (sway)
>> >and KDE. It is not supported by GNOME though, which iirc
>> >still uses DBus inhibiter.
>> >As there are reports of inhibiter not working on multiple
>> >compositor using this feature, would it make sense to
>> >backport this module in 3.x or is it too unstable to be
>> >integrated and users should wait 4.0?
>> >Thanks for your input,
>> >Alexandre Janniaux
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