It's time to jettison CCSM

Marc Deslauriers marc.deslauriers at
Thu Jan 26 17:22:15 UTC 2012

On Thu, 2012-01-26 at 12:16 -0500, Andrew Starr-Bochicchio wrote:
> > - People report these bugs, and instead of fixing real bugs we have to
> > deal with corner case bugs for things we never plan on supporting.
> This is a very real problem, but simply getting rid of CCSM doesn't
> sound like the ideal solution. From an Ubuntu perspective, identifying
> buggy plug-ins and not installing those might make more sense. More
> generally, the Compiz project should probably review what it can
> realistically support. Simply nuking the tool to configure these
> options doesn't make their code paths go away.

Until someone fixes CCSM so it doesn't nuke people's desktops, I think
adding a big fat warning, or removing it from the archive sounds like a
resonable compromise.


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