Mir-On-X & Dynamic Double Buffering Are The Latest Mir Work

Written by Michael Larabel in Ubuntu on 13 June 2015 at 09:41 AM EDT. 5 Comments
Kevin Gunn of Canonical has provided another update on the latest developments happening around Unity 8 and their Mir display server.

The work being done on Mir by Canonical developers include buffer semantic changes to help nested bypass support, dynamic double buffering (switching to/from triple buffering), continued work on detecting hung client applications, working out input changes, Mir-on-X is still being worked on, and there's improved testing and security work items also being tackled.

In the Unity 8 world they've been profiling the performance, their multimedia playback scope is ready to ship, improved social media features are coming to scopes, and there's many other changes.

All the details on these changes can be found via this ubuntu-phone message from Friday.
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