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…

@wolf480pl Unfortunately no, Drew got a cat after wlroots got created. It's just a CC-0 cat from Wikipedia.

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.

@keis Some notes:

- This is valid: foo "{" bar "}"
- The Go impl is likely getting it wrong.

@keis Yeah, with the current spec that would be an error.

@wolf480pl I'd rather not tbh. I don't want to bring over this discussion in the Fediverse.

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.

@bortzmeyer Les différences avec TCP, j'imagine ? Sessions, resumption, et en gros ce qui va changer du point de vue de quelqu'un qui développe des applications réseau et souhaiterait transiter de TCP vers QUIC ?

@Lyude Why the first compilation with the full distro config? Can't we just run localmodconfig directly? What am I missing?

Simon Ser boosted

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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