Wayland on FreeBSD

Steve O'Hara-Smith steve at sohara.org
Wed Apr 22 11:44:10 UTC 2020

On Wed, 22 Apr 2020 07:31:06 -0400
Robert Huff <roberthuff at rcn.com> wrote:

> Steve O'Hara-Smith writes:
> >  > Oh, and is XWayland still a thing? Or the other way around?
> >  
> >  	Yes to both, Xwayland is still a thing and run by default and
> > you can run Wayland as an X client.
> 	Am I not understanding. or does that sound slow and full of
> possible failure modes?

	It does to me, but I know little to nothing of the innermost
details. I've looked into Wayland a few times in fair detail and have yet to
see a benefit. I know X is decried as a security horror story, yet active
exploits seem curiously rare and it has always worked well for me.

Steve O'Hara-Smith <steve at sohara.org>

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