Considering GNOME 3.12 as an F20 update

Stephen Gallagher sgallagh at
Thu Apr 3 15:15:58 UTC 2014

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On 04/03/2014 11:07 AM, "Jóhann B. Guðmundsson" wrote:
> On 04/03/2014 02:20 PM, Matthias Clasen wrote:
>> Hey,
>> so the time has come to consider this - thanks to the great work
>> of Richard and Kalev on the copr, we have a set of 3.12 packages
>> that have already received fairly wide testing.
>> But we should be careful, so I want to ask for concrete problem
>> reports with the copr packages, besides dependency problems
>> caused by the parallel nature of the copr itself.
>> Did any of your gnome-shell extensions break ?
>> Did you experience crashes or other serious problems with
>> applications ?
>> If so, please let us know on the desktop list. If I don't hear of
>> major problems by next week, I'll file a Fesco ticket to ask for
>> an exception.
> Are you going to be delivering drastic changes to peoples UI
> interface by updating Gnome to a new Gnome release in a middle of
> GA cycle?
> Has FESCo approved this?

Your question was answered in the quote you included: he's asking for
the general devel list to discuss this before he brings it to FESCo
for their approval or refusal.

Also, as someone who has been testing this update in the COPR for
about a month now, there are a few striking changes (the redesign of
gedit is thoroughly perplexing), but on the whole I haven't found
anything fundamentally out of place in the desktop environment (just
in a few of the apps).
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