[svlug] wayland and escape sequences

Sarah Newman newmans at sonic.net
Thu May 30 13:19:30 PDT 2019


On 5/30/19 1:04 PM, Steve Litt wrote:
> On Thu, 30 May 2019 12:11:17 -0700
> Sarah Newman <newmans at sonic.net> wrote:
> 
>  
>> I figure that if I fail to get my desktop working under wayland,
>> eventually I will need to upgrade and be stuck because X support has
>> been dropped.
>>
>> --Sarah
> 
> Is the xorg project itself ceasing to maintain? Or are certain distros
> dropping support for xorg? If so, which distros --- I hadn't heard that
> anybody was dropping xorg support, and couldn't find out about it in a
> quick web search.

I'm not aware of anyone dropping X support any time soon. But it can take a really long time to get bugs fixed - years sometimes - so I'd like to get
ahead of the curve in reporting any.

--Sarah



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