RE: Cannot start a gnome-3.28.x wayland session with elogind

Any suggestions on how to start a gnome wayland with elogind (mutter-3.28.2 is compiled against > it) 
would be gratefully received.

I've compiled gnome-3.28.x and can start an X11 session by calling gnome-session from startx.

I know wayland works because I can start weston like this:

$ XDG_SESSION_TYPE=wayland XDG_RUNTIME_DIR=/run/user/1001 weston-launch

..and it reports WAYLAND_DISPLAY=wayland-0

However, when I try to start a gnome wayland session like this:

$ XDG_SESSION_TYPE=wayland XDG_RUNTIME_DIR=/run/user/1001 gnome-session

..I get:

(gnome-shell:2746): mutter: Failed to create backend: Unable to open display, DISPLAY not set
gnome-session-binary[2722]: WARNING: App 'org.gnome.Shell.desktop' exited with code 1

I've verified that elogind is running and setting $DISPLAY does not change anything (isn't it for

Is there a better mailing list to use to ask questions like this?

I can't find a mutter mailing list, does one exist?

Meanwhile I've managed to get as far as:

$ gnome-shell --wayland
gnome-shell:22377): mutter WARNING: Can't initialize KMS backend: Could not get session ID: No such file 
or directory.

Is there an equivalent to "weston-launch" for gnome-shell?

Which version has your gdm?

Gdm-3.28.0 is installed (because gnome-session/gjs will fail without the gdm typelib being present), but not 

I'm also not using any gdm equivalent.


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