Test your applications on Wayland

Martin Graesslin mgraesslin at kde.org
Thu Oct 13 11:12:27 UTC 2016


On Tuesday, October 11, 2016 2:14:45 PM CEST Martin Graesslin wrote:
> 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.

Just an example of an issue I run into today: https://git.reviewboard.kde.org/
r/129171/

Application just crashed on startup due to a missing nullptr check exposed by 
a different windowing systems.

Hey all, it shouldn't be me finding and fixing such issues ;-)

Cheers
Martin
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