Xsplash for Lucid

Registered by David Barth on 2009-12-01

Provide smooth transitions at different phases of the boot, login or session switching process.

Blueprint information

Status:
Complete
Approver:
Martin Pitt
Priority:
Essential
Drafter:
David Barth
Direction:
Approved
Assignee:
Cody Russell
Definition:
Obsolete
Series goal:
Accepted for lucid
Implementation:
Deferred
Milestone target:
milestone icon lucid-alpha-2
Completed by
Martin Pitt on 2012-05-15

Related branches

Sprints

Whiteboard

Work items for lucid-alpha-2:
[canonical-foundations] add plymouth and enable it in the boot/shutdown sequence: DONE
get xsplash prototype from scott: DONE
[canonical-foundations] investigate plymouth-x11 security implications (uid, $DISPLAY/xauth); recommend best approach: POSTPONE
add/install individual performance metric for xsplash instances: POSTPONE
add instrumentation to debug performance issues (based on the Montreal sprint work): POSTPONE
adapt xsplash build to generate a standalone and a plymouth build: POSTPONE
MIR for plymouth (LP#495184): DONE

Work items for lucid-alpha-3:
[canonical-foundations] investigate plymouth-x11 security implications (uid, $DISPLAY/xauth); recommend best approach: DONE
add/install individual performance metric for xsplash instances: DONE
add instrumentation to debug performance issues (based on the Montreal sprint work): DONE
adapt xsplash build to generate a standalone and a plymouth build: DONE
develop FB splash for plymouth: POSTPONE

Work items for ubuntu-10.04-beta-2:
develop FB splash for plymouth: POSTPONE
[canonical-ux] provide splash artwork update (low-color FB, xsplash bg, optimized throbber): DONE
[canonical-desktop-team] review xsplash package & ensure all necessary xsplash / plymouth plugins packages are on the cd: DONE

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Work Items

Dependency tree

* Blueprints in grey have been implemented.