Update Known Issues on Mir installation page?

Daniel van Vugt daniel.van.vugt at canonical.com
Tue Sep 3 01:34:20 UTC 2013

Thanks Joe,

That's really an Ubuntu page which is not maintained by the Mir team.

We maintain: http://unity.ubuntu.com/mir/

However, of course we can and should fix the Ubuntu wiki where it needs 

- Daniel

On 31/08/13 15:20, Joseph Rushton Wakeling wrote:
> Hello Mir people :-)
> Is it possible to update the list of Known Issues on
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Mir/Installing in light of the latest Mir/XMir
> code released?  These are given "as of 8/22/13" and you all have done a
> lot of work since then!
> In particular what's written about the VT switching security bug
> <https://bugs.launchpad.net/xmir/+bug/1192843> is confusing.  You link
> to a branch
> <https://code.launchpad.net/~robertcarr/mir/client-focus-notifications>
> that has been merged, which might give the impression the bug has been
> fixed.
> On the other hand the bug itself is reported as being fixed in Mir but
> not in XMir.  So, it would be nice to have a link to the branch where
> the XMir work is taking place.
> The Known Issues listed also include fix-released issues such as
> multimonitor support and bypass composition.  So some
> update/clarification may be useful here too.
> I should add that personally the VT switching security issue is the one
> that's stopping me from installing Mir (I have tried it out, albeit
> briefly, via a startup disk).
> Thanks for all the hard work, and best wishes,
>      -- Joe

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