Gah, Sphinx really doesn't make it easy to contribute documentation to the kernel. I couldn't even figure out how to link to a section on another page.

At least it's not DocBook…

Fun fact: this cat is in fact the official wlroots logo

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bl4ckb0ne managed to display radioactive cats with the WIP Pixman renderer for wlroots

Cheapest way to ship something to Mars is to contribute to Linux or ffmpeg:

Status update, February 2021

A little late, because I've been drowned in more urgent work.

Just built a small tool to try KMS configurations:

Can be useful to figure out what your favorite display hardware supports.

Apparently "I don't think D-Bus is the best choice" means "D-Bus is shit".

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I've been trying to get in touch with the Flatpak folks, they are so aggressive. It's actually pretty scary.

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I realized that wlroots (with its à-la-carte helpers) sidesteps completely the "midlayer mistake" some other compositor libraries have made. Interesting LWN article about it:

And the Daniel Vetter article that led me here:

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If someone struggles to find an ARM image with user-space that doesn't come from the last century, there are a bunch of random Manjaro images here:

At least it's better than nothing…

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"I'll just test wlroots master on this Rockchip board" has gone from "let me find a power supply" to "alright time to compile Mesa I guess".

Debian on ARM and its outdated user-space can be very frustrating.

I've been using @lynne's cyanrip to rip a bunch of CDs. It just works™ and does just what I want, pretty happy with it.

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