[SailfishDevel] Flatpak for Sailfish

Pekka Vuorela pekka.vuorela at jolla.com
Tue Jan 7 09:23:17 UTC 2020

On Tue, 2020-01-07 at 09:30 +0200, rinigus wrote:
> I am working on adding Maliit into Flatpak sandbox. Idea is to use
> Maliit plugin on Flatpak side and via DBus communicate with SFOS
> keyboard. However, I make few assumptions and would be like to get
> some background info:
> - is SFOS keyboard drawn by Lipstick?

Keyboard running in its own process, maliit-server.  

> - does communication between app and the keyboard occur via DBus?

Yes. Session bus and p2p connection.

> - which files/plugins are used by the app in respect of communication
> with keyboard? Is it just
> /usr/lib/qt5/plugins/platforminputcontexts/libmaliit* or something in
> addition/else?

All communication goes through that.

Also FWIW the qt plugins do have some qt version checks which might
complicate running newer/different qt.

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