Some extra topics for this week's meeting

Jeremy Bicha jbicha at
Tue Oct 31 02:05:45 UTC 2017

I have some topics for discussion at this week's meeting. I thought it
would be useful if I mentioned them in advance so that the meeting
doesn't drag on.

1. I uploaded fontconfig 2.12.6. One particular diff from Debian is
that we delayed moving the font config templates from
/etc/fonts/conf.avail/ to /usr/share/fontconfig/conf.avail. We've been
putting this off for years.

I guess this could problems for any users who had symlinked a font
config from the old directory to /etc/fonts/conf.d/ as is standard

2. What to do with all the headerbar patches?
  a. We could drop the ones that haven't been pushed upstream (to GNOME)
  b. We could keep them but set them to only apply against Unity

3. Are we ok with dropping gnome-user-share from the default Ubuntu
desktop install and syncing it from Debian?

3.b. Or we could consider continuing to install gnome-user-share by
default. This would mean also installing apache2-bin (not actually a
functional web server) and libapache2-mod-dnssd (a fairly minimal
library but needs a MIR). It would enable the Settings > Sharing panel
to actually have content on Wayland (a Personal File Sharing
subpanel). On Xorg, there is also a Screen Sharing subpanel.

Jeremy Bicha

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