Commit eb5fae32 authored by Pekka Paalanen's avatar Pekka Paalanen Committed by Kristian Høgsberg
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protocol: clarify multiple wl_surface.attach

Explicitly say what happens with the wl_buffer.release event, if you
attach several wl_buffers without a commit in between.
Reported-by: default avatarDavid Herrmann <>
Signed-off-by: Pekka Paalanen's avatarPekka Paalanen <>
parent 0a27ce1f
......@@ -678,7 +678,9 @@
time after the wl_surface.commit request. When the compositor will
not access the pixels anymore, it will send the wl_buffer.release
event. Only after receiving wl_buffer.release, the client may re-use
the wl_buffer.
the wl_buffer. A wl_buffer, that has been attached and then replaced
by another attach instead of committed, will not receive a release
event, and is not used by the compositor.
Destroying the wl_buffer after wl_buffer.release does not change the
surface contents, even if the wl_buffer is still pending for the
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