Bug#648626: GNOME 3's Metacity makes OpenGL applications unstable

Josselin Mouette joss at debian.org
Sun Nov 13 16:08:48 UTC 2011

Le dimanche 13 novembre 2011 à 17:00 +0100, Émeric Maschino a écrit : 
> This is with current Metacity 2.34.1-2 when running GNOME 3 in
> fallback mode (I can't try GnomeShell at this time because of an udev
> issue).
> I'm pretty sure this has to deal with some Metacity processing now
> performed by the GPU, whereas 2.30.1-3 was relying upon CPU.

I find this dubious. The point of keeping metacity for the fallback mode
is that it still does everything in software, or only with RENDER
acceleration; it does not use OpenGL.

 .''`.      Josselin Mouette
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