On Thu, Dec 8, 2016, 7:29 AM Bastien Nocera <bnocera(a)redhat.com> wrote:
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> On Fri, Dec 2, 2016 at 3:31 PM Christian Schaller <cschalle(a)redhat.com>
> > The general problem with this is that everyone got their own set of
> > live without' extensions.he general problem with this is that everyone
> > their own set of 'can't live without' extensions.
> > For example I know that Linus Torvalds got 3 GNOME Shell extensions he
> > feels he can't live without.
> > And I think that trying to add a generic 'add any extensions you want'
> > to the installer seems like
> > the wrong thing to do and adding a lot of 'risk' and complexity to the
> > installer, especially
> > as we have been wanting to streamline the installer experience, not
> > it.
> > Finally if we succeed in continuously improving our upgrade experience
> > amount of times you or anyone
> > else should need to do a fresh install and thus lose your extensions
> > should hopefully be quickly
> > diminishing.
> > Christian
> Hi Christian,
> Doesn't the upgrade scenario imply a "no-regression" on the part of
> Is this something we we can really claim, given that mutter (or whatever
> the GNOME compositor will be called), sooner or later, is going to have
> move to the gsk?
It won't, that's why it has its own copy of clutter included.
I appreciate the response on this matter.
To be clear, we don't expect GS extension breakage at least until the
following stable release (GNOME 4, so, 2-3 years following the upcoming