[Librem-5-dev] early feedback: issues encountered while running maps applications

Guido G√ľnther guido.gunther at puri.sm
Wed Jun 26 00:21:06 PDT 2019


Hi,
On Tue, Jun 25, 2019 at 10:14:16PM +0200, David Boddie via Librem-5-dev wrote:
[..snip..]
> Qt/QML apps appear with window decorations on Wayland. This works around the
> problem that GNOME on Wayland expects apps to provide their own client-side
> decorations.
> 
> The situation should improve if you build against Qt 5.12 but I don't know what
> the availability of that is in PureOS. In Debian Buster is still on Qt 5.11.3,
> it seems.
> 
> The workaround for turning off toolkit-supplied window decorations is mentioned
> in this blog post:
> 
> https://blog.qt.io/blog/2018/12/14/whats-new-wayland-platform-plugin-qt-5-12/

If it's rendering via wayland the client should use 

  https://github.com/wayland-project/wayland-protocols/blob/master/unstable/xdg-decoration/xdg-decoration-unstable-v1.xml

to check for server side decoration support and request them if necessary.

Cheers,
 -- Guido


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