Wayland-1.19.0

Introduction to Wayland

Wayland is a project to define a protocol for a compositor to talk to its clients as well as a library implementation of the protocol.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-10.1 platform.

Package Information

Wayland Dependencies

Required

libxml2-2.9.12

Optional

Doxygen-1.9.1, Graphviz-2.47.3 and xmlto-0.0.28 (to build the API documentation) and docbook-xml-4.5, docbook-xsl-1.79.2 and libxslt-1.1.34 (to build the manual pages)

User Notes: https://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/wiki/wayland

Installation of Wayland

Install Wayland by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr    \
            --disable-static \
            --disable-documentation &&
make

To test the results, issue: make check.

Now, as the root user:

make install

Command Explanations

--disable-static: This switch prevents installation of static versions of the libraries.

--disable-documentation: This switch is used to disable building of the API documentation. Remove it if you have installed optional dependencies.

Contents

Installed Programs: wayland-scanner
Installed Libraries: libwayland-client.so, libwayland-cursor.so, libwayland-egl.so, and libwayland-server.so
Installed Directories: /usr/share/wayland

Short Descriptions

wayland-scanner

is a tool to generate proxy methods in wayland-client-protocol.h and wayland-server-protocol.h

libwayland-client.so

contains API functions for writing Wayland applications

libwayland-cursor.so

contains API functions for managing cursors in Wayland applications

libwayland-egl.so

contains API functions for handling OpenGL calls in Wayland applications

libwayland-server.so

contains API functions for writing Wayland compositors

Last updated on Mon May 10 23:53:17 2021