wayland_subcompositor_t - Man Page

sub-surface compositing

Synopsis

#include <wayland-client-protocol.hpp>

Inherits wayland::proxy_t.

Public Types

enum wrapper_type { wrapper_type::standard, wrapper_type::display, wrapper_type::foreign, wrapper_type::proxy_wrapper }

Public Member Functions

subsurface_t get_subsurface (surface_t const &surface, surface_t const &parent)
give a surface the role sub-surface
uint32_t get_id () const
Get the id of a proxy object.
std::string get_class () const
Get the interface name (class) of a proxy object.
uint32_t get_version () const
Get the protocol object version of a proxy object.
wrapper_type get_wrapper_type () const
Get the type of a proxy object.
void set_queue (event_queue_t queue)
Assign a proxy to an event queue.
wl_proxy * c_ptr () const
Get a pointer to the underlying C struct.
bool proxy_has_object () const
Check whether this wrapper actually wraps an object.
operator bool () const
Check whether this wrapper actually wraps an object.
bool operator== (const proxy_t &right) const
Check whether two wrappers refer to the same object.
bool operator!= (const proxy_t &right) const
Check whether two wrappers refer to different objects.
void proxy_release ()
Release the wrapped object (if any), making this an empty wrapper.

Static Public Attributes

static constexpr std::uint32_t get_subsurface_since_version = 1
Minimum protocol version required for the get_subsurface function.

Detailed Description

sub-surface compositing

The global interface exposing sub-surface compositing capabilities. A wl_surface, that has sub-surfaces associated, is called the parent surface. Sub-surfaces can be arbitrarily nested and create a tree of sub-surfaces.

The root surface in a tree of sub-surfaces is the main surface. The main surface cannot be a sub-surface, because sub-surfaces must always have a parent.

A main surface with its sub-surfaces forms a (compound) window. For window management purposes, this set of wl_surface objects is to be considered as a single window, and it should also behave as such.

The aim of sub-surfaces is to offload some of the compositing work within a window from clients to the compositor. A prime example is a video player with decorations and video in separate wl_surface objects. This should allow the compositor to pass YUV video buffer processing to dedicated overlay hardware when possible.

Definition at line 3664 of file wayland-client-protocol.hpp.

Member Enumeration Documentation

enum wayland::proxy_t::wrapper_type [strong], [inherited]

Underlying wl_proxy type and properties of a proxy_t that affect construction, destruction, and event handling

Enumerator

standard

C pointer is a standard type compatible with wl_proxy*. Events are dispatched and it is destructed when the proxy_t is destructed. User data is set.

display

C pointer is a wl_display*. No events are dispatched, wl_display_disconnect is called when the proxy_t is destructed. User data is set.

foreign

C pointer is a standard type compatible with wl_proxy*, but another library owns it and it should not be touched in a way that could affect the operation of the other library. No events are dispatched, wl_proxy_destroy is not called when the proxy_t is destructed, user data is not touched. Consequently, there is no reference counting for the proxy_t. Lifetime of such wrappers should preferably be short to minimize the chance that the owning library decides to destroy the wl_proxy.

proxy_wrapper

C pointer is a wl_proxy* that was constructed with wl_proxy_create_wrapper. No events are dispatched, wl_proxy_wrapper_destroy is called when the proxy_t is destroyed. Reference counting is active. A reference to the proxy_t creating this proxy wrapper is held to extend its lifetime until after the proxy wrapper is destroyed.

Definition at line 115 of file wayland-client.hpp.

Member Function Documentation

wl_proxy* wayland::proxy_t::c_ptr () const [inherited]

Get a pointer to the underlying C struct.

Returns

The underlying wl_proxy wrapped by this proxy_t if it exists, otherwise an exception is thrown

std::string wayland::proxy_t::get_class () const [inherited]

Get the interface name (class) of a proxy object.

Returns

The interface name of the object associated with the proxy

uint32_t wayland::proxy_t::get_id () const [inherited]

Get the id of a proxy object.

Returns

The id the object associated with the proxy

Examples dump.cpp.

subsurface_t subcompositor_t::get_subsurface (surface_t const & surface, surface_t const & parent)

give a surface the role sub-surface

Returns

the new sub-surface object ID

Parameters

surface the surface to be turned into a sub-surface
parent the parent surface

Create a sub-surface interface for the given surface, and associate it with the given parent surface. This turns a plain wl_surface into a sub-surface.

The to-be sub-surface must not already have another role, and it must not have an existing wl_subsurface object. Otherwise a protocol error is raised.

Adding sub-surfaces to a parent is a double-buffered operation on the parent (see wl_surface.commit). The effect of adding a sub-surface becomes visible on the next time the state of the parent surface is applied.

This request modifies the behaviour of wl_surface.commit request on the sub-surface, see the documentation on wl_subsurface interface.

Definition at line 3430 of file wayland-client-protocol.cpp.

uint32_t wayland::proxy_t::get_version () const [inherited]

Get the protocol object version of a proxy object. Gets the protocol object version of a proxy object, or 0 if the proxy was created with unversioned API.

A returned value of 0 means that no version information is available, so the caller must make safe assumptions about the object's real version.

display_t will always return version 0.

Returns

The protocol object version of the proxy or 0

wrapper_type wayland::proxy_t::get_wrapper_type () const [inline], [inherited]

Get the type of a proxy object.

Definition at line 301 of file wayland-client.hpp.

wayland::proxy_t::operator bool () const [inherited]

Check whether this wrapper actually wraps an object.

Returns

true if there is an underlying object, false if this wrapper is empty

bool wayland::proxy_t::operator!= (const proxy_t & right) const [inherited]

Check whether two wrappers refer to different objects.

bool wayland::proxy_t::operator== (const proxy_t & right) const [inherited]

Check whether two wrappers refer to the same object.

bool wayland::proxy_t::proxy_has_object () const [inherited]

Check whether this wrapper actually wraps an object.

Returns

true if there is an underlying object, false if this wrapper is empty

void wayland::proxy_t::proxy_release () [inherited]

Release the wrapped object (if any), making this an empty wrapper. Note that display_t instances cannot be released this way. Attempts to do so are ignored.

Examples foreign_display.cpp.

void wayland::proxy_t::set_queue (event_queue_t queue) [inherited]

Assign a proxy to an event queue.

Parameters

queue The event queue that will handle this proxy

Assign proxy to event queue. Events coming from proxy will be queued in queue instead of the display's main queue.

See also: display_t::dispatch_queue().

Examples proxy_wrapper.cpp.

Member Data Documentation

constexpr std::uint32_t wayland::subcompositor_t::get_subsurface_since_version = 1 [static], [constexpr]

Minimum protocol version required for the get_subsurface function.

Definition at line 3712 of file wayland-client-protocol.hpp.

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