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FS#72919 - [mpv] consider carrying wayland patches for nvidia users

Attached to Project: Community Packages
Opened by Kurt Kartaltepe (kkartaltepe) - Sunday, 05 December 2021, 02:13 GMT
Last edited by Christian Hesse (eworm) - Monday, 20 December 2021, 20:15 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages
Status Closed
Assigned To Christian Hesse (eworm)
Architecture All
Severity Very Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No


mpv 0.34.0 as released has some issues with nvidia's wayland and
egl implementations that make it mostly unusable on all compositors.

These were recently fixed in some small self contained commits, namely

With both of these mpv works with the default settings and does not require
significant configuration workarounds. It would be convenient if arch could
carry these patches until the next release as mpv releases fairly infrequently.

Admittedly this mostly a selfish request as I don't want to install my own patched
package, but it may also assist some users in migrating to wayland more smoothly.

Additional info:
* package version(s) - 0.34.0
* config and/or log files etc. - N/A
* link to upstream bug report, if any - Commits linked above.

Steps to reproduce:

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Closed by  Christian Hesse (eworm)
Monday, 20 December 2021, 20:15 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Additional comments about closing:  mpv 1:0.34.0-3