Unity8, Mir & LXC for Xapps update July 10, 2015

Kevin Gunn kevin.gunn at canonical.com
Fri Jul 10 22:30:28 UTC 2015


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   Latest in Unity8 ui
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      landed our input info usage (to toggle to windowed mode)
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      a variety of test cleanup
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      GU changes ready to go in for OTA5
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      focus vs visibility reviewed and approved
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      trying to land launcher parity, stuck in review cycle
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      additional slim greeter features
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      getting MWC demo silo back, good news is it is way smaller, pretty
      much only cursor stuff left
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      some rework in qtmir around multimonitor
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   Latest in Mir
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      addressing some multimonitor issues for MWC demo silo
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      platform-api cruft removal turned into a “thing” got stuck in
      proposed, dependency with telephony-services for a few days; done now so
      mir0.14 can land, comes with client API break
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      critical bug on AP tests in u-s-c (osk input loss), fix committed
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      began working through u-s-c screen blanking issues for OTA6
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      a variety of bug work
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      all the tests for new buffer semantics ported, ready for
      implementation
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      about to start input work that will help unblock mouse rendering by
      unity8 (currently u-s-c, for development speed we want to override)
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      Laying some groundwork for vulcan from Khronos
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   LXC for xapps
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      container create/destroy from the gui
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      put some effort into multithreading the python code interacting with
      all the qml/c++ code (so containers will play nicely)
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      working on installing packages (by name), searching will be added
      later (and will take a while)
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