The case for a "SceneGraph"

Daniel van Vugt daniel.van.vugt at
Mon Jul 22 01:45:03 UTC 2013

Sorry, no. It's all in-process and (so far) assumed that the shell pid 
== server pid.

On 19/07/13 18:40, Michał Sawicz wrote:
> W dniu 19.07.2013 12:02, Daniel van Vugt pisze:
>> Yes indeed the shell is meant to implement the scene graph. But that
>> implementation is still inside libmirserver. It needs to be pulled out
>> of the server library.
>> Interface:       mir::compositor::Scene
>> Implementation:  mir::surfaces::SurfaceStack
>> That implementation should go in the shell, whenever feasible. Though
>> there is a reasonable argument for keeping a nice fallback SurfaceStack
>> implementation in libmirserver for simple shells.
> Is what you're saying that it *is* planned to be possible to access
> out-of-process surfaces in the shell's (Qt/QML for unity8) scenegraph?

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