Mir in Ubuntu

Robert Ancell robert.ancell at canonical.com
Wed May 29 03:59:29 UTC 2013

Periodic releases sound good, I'd vote for just stamping the staging
packages weekly if they're working well.

I think post release we just say "update to the PPA if something is broken"
- it's only meant to be a preview anyway.

On Mon, May 27, 2013 at 6:19 PM, Christopher James Halse Rogers <
chris at cooperteam.net> wrote:

> It looks like it's about time to land some of Mir¹ in Ubuntu.
> Since the system compositor depends on the Mir server API, which we've
> made no effort to make ABI-stable, I don't think we can reasonably autoland
> mir+unity-system-compositor into the distro.
> This probably means that we should do some form of periodic releases,
> which go in the distro. I think something like a weekly or fortnightly
> release would be appropriate.
> This also raises the question of how much support, in the form of
> post-release stable updates, we'll give the Mir in desktop 13.10 - my
> current understanding is “basically none”, but we'll need to think about
> branching a stable branch etc if that's incorrect.
> ¹: https://blueprints.launchpad.**net/ubuntu/+spec/client-1303-**mir-xorg<https://blueprints.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+spec/client-1303-mir-xorg>
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