It's time to jettison CCSM

Oli Warner oli at
Fri Jan 27 02:01:37 UTC 2012

On Fri, Jan 27, 2012 at 1:49 AM, Jason J. Herne <hernejj at> wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 26, 2012 at 8:40 PM, Oli Warner <oli at> wrote:
>> On Fri, Jan 27, 2012 at 1:04 AM, Marc Deslauriers
>>  - If CCSM is killing compiz the new compiz-monitoring logic should
>> swoop in and clean up after it.
> How about a "Ubuntu - Last Known Good Configuration" session, or detect a
> Unity crash upon login and offer to fall back to the last known good unity
> configuration or a sane default?

Exactly. That's the sort of thinking we need.

If compiz/Unity crashes at any point, try to reload it and if that
fails pop up a short radio/drop-down form with the following choices:

 - Use last known good configuration
 - Use default configuration
 - Log out

Problem solved. Unity is suddenly bullet-proof and you didn't need to
upset anybody in the process.

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