Package Details: mutter-781835-workaround 3.30.1+8+g1abab3fe2-3

Git Clone URL: https://aur.archlinux.org/mutter-781835-workaround.git (read-only)
Package Base: mutter-781835-workaround
Description: A window manager for GNOME. This package reverts a commit which may causes performance problems for nvidia driver users. Some performance patches also included.
Upstream URL: https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/mutter
Licenses: GPL
Groups: gnome
Conflicts: mutter
Provides: mutter
Submitter: Saren
Maintainer: Saren (Terence)
Last Packager: Saren
Votes: 28
Popularity: 5.977741
First Submitted: 2017-10-06 15:19
Last Updated: 2018-11-03 09:12

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Pinned Comments

Saren commented on 2018-08-30 14:52

If you are getting errors like fatal: bad revision '73e8cf32' while building this package, refer to PKGBUILD and see which patches caused this. Then, go to the related URLs, replace the commit hashes. If there are conflicts, comment out the patches.

Please notify me in comment section if this happens.


The optional performance patches are by default enabled.

The patch indicated by https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/mutter/merge_requests/70/commits is the one Ubuntu 18.04 currently using.

A package for gnome-shell performance patches: https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/gnome-shell-performance/

Latest Comments

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CaioAlonso commented on 2018-11-09 13:59

fatal: bad revision 'd29a1c4a'

Commenting out lines 64 and 65 fixed it.

Saren commented on 2018-11-06 13:56

@jeckhack oops nice catch! Fixing in next package. I hope it does not cause issues...

jeckhack commented on 2018-11-05 01:17

I think you apply 216 twice in PKGBUILD. First time in cherry pick, then in git apply -3

Saren commented on 2018-11-03 09:16

@glorious-yellow just added that, thanks.

glorious-yellow commented on 2018-11-02 20:40

Found a very important patch:

https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/mutter/merge_requests/216

This completely fixes the slowdown over time issue

wscsprint3r commented on 2018-10-24 17:03

This is a true game changer!

tannisroot commented on 2018-10-19 20:25

Ok. What about removing !168 then? It introduces very heavy stutter when dragging windows if you have a mouse with 1000hz polling rate.

glorious-yellow commented on 2018-10-18 21:02

@tannisroot According to the comments, MR 265 introduces some bugs. We should wait until it's stabilized before adding it.

tannisroot commented on 2018-10-18 18:11

This one should be very useful too: https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/mutter/merge_requests/265/commits

glorious-yellow commented on 2018-10-17 20:40

@Saren You should make a meta package that installs both mutter-781835-workaround and gnome-shell-performance