A PPA for the Unity2D fallback patch

Haggai Eran haggai.eran at gmail.com
Sun Apr 1 19:25:21 UTC 2012


The new version is available in the PPA for testing.

Haggai

On 1 April 2012 18:40, Shahar Or <mightyiampresence at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 1 April 2012 18:03, Haggai Eran <haggai.eran at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> On 1 April 2012 17:46, Shahar Or <mightyiampresence at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>>
>>> Firstly, it works. Great !
>>>
>>> Like I said in previous mail which you can ignore,
>>>
>>> Question #1: What will happen when there's no Unity 2D installed? I know
>>> this isn't suppoed to happen in Ubuntu but it is possible to do and someone
>>> might do it and should be able to do it.
>>>
>> In this case the user will see an error saying they are missing
>> 'ubuntu-2d' session. This is similar to what will happen if the user
>> doesn't have unity-2d installed, and the system doesn't pass the unity
>> support test. Of course this shouldn't happen as the ubuntu-desktop package
>> depends on the unity-2d package.
>>
>>
>>
>>>
>>> Question #2: How do we allow a user to explicitly disable this fall back?
>>>
>> I should add an override to disable this script. Something like the
>> UNITY_ALLOW_RTL variable we had in the previous patch.
>>
>
>>
>>>
>>> Do you think that this script won't break anything else in the X
>>> session? Running 'dpkg -S /etc/X11/Xsession.d' shows packages that have
>>> scripts in that directory. This would require a few more sets of eye balls.
>>>
>> I don't think this script will break anything, but it is true that it
>> should be tested.
>>
>
> Dear Haggai,
>
> So we're all eagerly waiting for the updated nux packages from you.
>
> Thanks and Blessings,
> Shahar
>
>
>>
>> Regards,
>> Haggai
>>
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