Ubuntu graphic stack roadmap update

Philipp Kern pkern at ubuntu.com
Fri Jun 28 16:57:57 UTC 2013

On Fri, Jun 28, 2013 at 03:51:46PM +0200, Oliver Grawert wrote:
> that still doesn't make it a problem of the flavour maintainers though,
> if it is a HW related bug in the display server it will affect all
> flavours which will raise attention as well as severity of that bug. i
> think it is simply wrong to assume that a switch to XMir will change
> anything here ... before you forwarded the bug to the Xorg or compiz
> people (which to my knowledge only Ubuntu installs by default btw), now
> you will forward it to the XMir people.

Unless they diverge on WMs (which they'll do) or other parts. If a non-default
WM (like kwim) exposes a problem more, it might not be less of a priority.
Basically debugging WM-HW-stack interaction might still be the task of the
desktop maintainer.

(As for the "rxvt" bug: call it the "rxvt, xterm, gnome-terminal, emacs, and
gvim" bug to understand its severeness. But I guess people might argue that
it's somewhere in the X11 stack and Xmir will be easy to debug. Or

Kind regards
Philipp Kern
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