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Re: src and xsrc merge proposal

On 20.02.2020 20:32, Chris Hanson wrote:
> On Feb 20, 2020, at 7:44 AM, Kamil Rytarowski <> wrote:
>> xsrc (or at least its content) will be still around for foreseeable future.
>> wayland in theory does not have special hardware requirements that are
>> higher than xorg. It is probably lighter in practice. but it needs
>> people porting existing hardware to it.
> So you’re saying you expect Wayland and applications written for it should work fine on a 16MHz 68020 with a 1-bit framebuffer?

wayland is a protocol and it should handle 1-bit framebuffer.

In practice we will likely preserve Xorg for tier2/tier3 machines as
long as they will be supported.

Out of tier1 ports, on amd64/aarch64 we might switch completely to
wayland but it will be a process taking years.

>   — Chris

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