• bjorney
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    2 months ago

    GNOME said this update is a minor bug fix (point release)

    Canonical said this is actually a major feature update, and doesn’t want to backport it into its LTS repositories

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        2 months ago

        The feature is explicit sync, which is a brand new graphics stack API that would fix some issues with nvidia rendering under Wayland.

        It’s not a big deal, canonical basically said ‘this isn’t a bug fix or security patch, it’s not getting backported into our LTS release’ - so if you want it you have to install GNOME/mutter from source, switch operating systems, or just wait a few months for the next Ubuntu release