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Old 04-06-2012, 11:26 AM   #1
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Will X11 apps in Wayland have hardware acceleration?

So, I understand that Wayland is based on OpenGLES, because proprietary graphics drivers only support X. However, if a X11 server is running on top of Wayland for legacy applications, will that X server be able to use graphics card drivers to get hardware acceleration?
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This article at Phoronix should answer your question.
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Old 04-07-2012, 02:19 PM   #3
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Thank you!


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