2 new repositories: plasma-wayland-protocols and kwayland-server

Aleix Pol aleixpol at kde.org
Thu May 14 12:07:40 BST 2020

On Thu, Apr 30, 2020 at 11:25 PM Aleix Pol <aleixpol at kde.org> wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> After long discussions, we have broken kwayland into 3 pieces so we
> can work and improve kwin_wayland without having to extend our stable
> framework constantly. This of course comes together with an updated
> policy with regards to where things should be developed with the goal
> of only adding Wayland protocol implementation public interfaces in
> the cases that will be shared among several users.
> This then includes 2 new repositories:
> kdesupport/plasma-wayland-protocols
> kde/workspace/kwayland-server
> The first should be released independently whenever we have a new
> protocol, the latter only together with the rest of Plasma.
> Over the next months we'll adapt KWayland as well to depend on
> plasma-wayland-protocols and deprecate some of its parts that are now
> duplicated.
> Anything compiling against kwayland for now is fine and will continue
> to work. It still needs to be installed.
> All 3 are co-installable.
> Sorry for the extra work of caring for the extra repositories. We are
> convinced it will be worth it in the long run.
> Best regards,
> Aleix

As part of the process, I uploaded a first release of the

Here you can find the tarball and its signature:

Thank you all!

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