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  • cl-wlroots

    Common lisp bindings for wlroots, a library for writing Wayland compositors

    In 2021 you might rather write a wayland compositor instead. Apparently there are even bindings to wlroots, a library for developing such compositors.

  • wm

    my common lisp window manager

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  • ulubis

    A Wayland compositor written in Common Lisp

    There's also Ulubis and Paulownia. The latter is not really usable yet from what I understand, but I've not had much luck with Ulubis either.

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