Really hope AMD can gain support for DRM modifiers sometime soon. This would unlock cool stuff like non-broken Vulkan DMA-BUF import (be it by compositors or ffmpeg or anything else).

"assert everywhere" → strong agree

Better to fail hard when something's wrong/missing/unimplemented rather than fail in subtle, hard-to-debug ways.

Pretty funny how every single Phoronix article gets something wrong.

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XDC 2020 begins tomorrow, and I'll be giving a talk about buffer constraints with James Jones from NVIDIA. Please join us!

xdc2020.x.org/event/9/contribu

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sr.ht project hub now has tags, thanks to ha6's latest patch

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A public meeting will be held with any interested sourcehut users this Friday to discuss priorities for completing the alpha and getting the beta rolling. Details on sr.ht-discuss: lists.sr.ht/~sircmpwn/sr.ht-di

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Why in the hell is WM_STATE's property type "WM_STATE" instead of being an atom? Why did I have to loose hours tracking this down?

Thanks X11.

If you aren't familiar with libseat, have a look at their README, it's a cool project.

git.sr.ht/~kennylevinsen/seatd

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Just merged support for libseat in wlroots. We no longer depend on logind for unprivileged access to input and graphics devices! \o/

github.com/swaywm/wlroots/pull

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