Daniel van Vugt daniel.van.vugt at canonical.com
Thu Dec 12 09:21:36 UTC 2013

XMir support is still in distro. It's not in a form that represents the 
end goal, but I don't think we had plans to remove it either.

Some users report that XMir is useful in smoothing out their desktop 
experience... where the default X driver doesn't page flip as nicely as 
Mir does (!?). So it does have users :)

On 12/12/13 17:18, Timo Aaltonen wrote:
> On 12.12.2013 08:45, Daniel van Vugt wrote:
>> :)
>> Correction; XMir is in:
>> https://bugs.launchpad.net/xmir/+bugs
>> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/xorg-server/+bugs
> yes, looks better :)
> also, during saucy we got a bunch of crashers against
> xserver-xorg-video-intel that turned out to be due to xmir. Is running a
> full xmir session still supposed to be supported? I'd expect not, now
> that we're not doing that by default. From what I understand the
> situation with rootless xmir is much different and shouldn't hit (all)
> these issues..

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