Surfaces with multiple views

Ucan, Emre (ADITG/SW1) eucan at
Wed Feb 3 11:34:49 EST 2016

Hi Mathias,

You are right that displaying multiple instances of single client surface is not supported yet.

It is planned to support this. But most of the work is not in wayland-ivi-extension but rather in weston-ivi-shell.

Best regards

Emre Ucan
Software Group I (ADITG/SW1)

Tel. +49 5121 49 6937

> -----Original Message-----
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> ivi-layer-management-bounces at] On Behalf Of Fiedler,
> Mathias
> Sent: Mittwoch, 3. Februar 2016 13:27
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> Subject: Surfaces with multiple views
> Hi all,
> correct if I'm wrong but with the current wayland-ivi-extension there is no
> way of displaying multiple instances of single client surface, i.e. adding an
> surface to multiple layers.
> When a surface is added to the render order of a layer it is implicitly removed
> from a previous render order.
> Have there been plans to extend the wayland-ivi-extension to support
> multiple instances of a single wl_surface?
> Best Regards,
> Mathias
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