Package Base Details: xorg-server-git

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Keywords: git x-server xorg xorg-server
Submitter: ilikenwf
Maintainer: yurikoles
Last Packager: yurikoles
Votes: 42
Popularity: 0.737102
First Submitted: 2008-08-07 19:05
Last Updated: 2019-09-01 21:01

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yurikoles commented on 2019-05-29 15:00

PRs are welcome:

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stativ commented on 2014-05-31 20:42

Actually, merging.

stativ commented on 2014-05-31 20:41

Removing, the xwayland-git package already uses the Xorg upstream to build XWayland.

intgr commented on 2014-05-27 18:46

@blackout24 Amazing, it works, thank you!

blackout24 commented on 2014-05-24 10:34


Your problem is that the mutter-wayland package in the official repos did not use the XWayland DDX at that time. You can build a later snapshot just after the support was added and it will just work out of the box.

PKGBUILD for mutter-wayland


It would be great if the mutter-wayland package in [extra] could be updated to this snapshot, since it's useless otherwise but the stable repos are not for shipping development snapshots I gues.

It looks like klusark took over the package. I'd maintain it aswell if needed.

intgr commented on 2014-05-22 17:03

I've replaced the PKGBUILD with blackout24's and disowned again... blackout24, do you want to adopt?

NilsBrause commented on 2014-05-22 11:04

I'm sorry. I have way too much to do at the moment. :/ I'll abandon the package. If you like, you can take care of it. :)

intgr commented on 2014-05-21 19:18

@Yukicanis Did you intend to replace this PKGBUILD with the gist-ed one? Because you haven't done that yet.

This works great for Weston, but I couldn't manage to start Gnome with Wayland from GDM. At first it was trying to launch "Xorg -wayland", which I worked around by creating a shell script wrapper to call Xwayland instead. But Xwayland refuses to start and spews "(EE) Server is already active for display 0"

blackout24 commented on 2014-05-08 21:03


Go ahead! The AUR search results for xwayland show to many different packages already. All the video-*-wayland drivers could basically deleted.

NilsBrause commented on 2014-05-08 19:34

Very cool! :) May I put it here, or do you want to create a separate AUR package?

blackout24 commented on 2014-05-07 23:11

My PKGBUILD works. It's enough to only install the Xwayland binary. No need to build and replace the entire X Server and risk borking your desktop. Compiles a lot faster, too.

This is while having xorg-server 1.15 still installed with the regular xf86-video-nouveau from [extra] and weston-git. Only had to patch my kernel, because someone at Canonical broke weston with this patch.

Otherwise weston-launch would stay black. With Intel and AMD open source "weston-launch --" should work out of the box.