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    Phoronix: GNOME Shell + Mutter Begin Landing Graphene Integration

    In the newest development code of GNOME Shell and Mutter for GNOME 3.36, Graphene integration has begun to replace some elements of Clutter...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...utter-Graphene

  • #2
    given that mutter means metacity clutter after the work is completed it should be renamed to maphene

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    • #3
      Mutter is a brilliant name. Mother of all compositors

      Anyway this is not the only interesting stuff landing now. The big shell and mutter hackfest brought people from many downstreams. Further picking optimizations and cleanups landed as well.

      This also means things like gesture refinements, overview grid animations optimizations, and xwayland black flicker fixes are within reach.

      3.36 development just started and it’s more awesome than ever.

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      • #4
        Curious whether this will have any noticable impact on performance of the shell.

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        • #5
          Britoid you can test that with sysprof. Built in to 3.34.

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          • #6
            I suspect they would need to implement more fundamental changes to the whole shell/compositor design, especially on Wayland. Looks like dumb design flaws of threads stalling each other etc.

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            • #7
              Privacy awareness added.
              https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/gnome...e_requests/729

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              • #8
                Hackfest day 2 report
                https://blogs.gnome.org/carlosg/2019...st-2019-day-2/

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                • #9
                  Performance work by Georges landed as well.
                  https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/mutte...e_requests/402

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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by 144Hz View Post
                    Performance work by Georges landed as well.
                    https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/mutte...e_requests/402
                    Georges just started working on the new login/lock screen too, he's literally a god.

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