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“Hello” from XBMC on Wayland

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XBMC Media Center has always been a favorite application of mine, because of its extensive customizability and versatility, being ported to many different platforms. I am pushing some proof-of-concept code today for something I’ve been working on over the past few days to add one more to the mix – support for the wayland compositor infrastructure.

Once it is installed, you can run as follows inside of weston. Some caveats and notes, because this is a proof of concept:

1. The wayland backend is built for SDL 2.0, so this port also gets xbmc running atop of SDL 2.0

2. Keyboard handling was rewritten in SDL 2.0, and so was the API, so this is currently not functional in either the X or wayland backends

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