As much as I would really like to see 2.10 on release, this is a good
point.

From a 18.10 point of view, the main issue with snap in combination with
graphics programs used to be that snap could have issues with
integration of proprietary graphic drivers (e.g. of nvidia). This
information is several months old through so it is possible that the
issue is fixed.

Best

Eylul


On 04/11/2018 09:11 PM, Erich Eickmeyer wrote:
> I’ll let Jeremy know that we’d like to keep things as-is for this
> cycle, but we’ll experiment with snaps for 18.10.
>
>
>
>> On Apr 11, 2018, at 11:09 AM, Ross Gammon <ro...@ubuntustudio.org
>> <mailto:ro...@ubuntustudio.org>> wrote:
>>
>> In my view it is too late to make such a change. We release in two weeks.
>>
>> If the current versions of gimp (2.8) and mypaint install fine, I
>> would leave it that way. I thought is was only if gimp 2.10 was
>> installed that there was the clash with mypaint?
>>
>> I think it would be a good idea to create snaps for our priority
>> packages, and encourage upstream to maintain them. And then if
>> someone wants the latest and greatest, they can install it. Adding
>> relevant snaps to our seeds )instead of the Debian package) would be
>> a good test/goal for 18.10.
>>
>> On 11/04/18 19:50, Erich Eickmeyer wrote:
>>> Hi again,
>>>
>>> Speaking with Jeremy Bicha (and Ross, apparently you had a previous 
>>> conversation), GIMP 2.10 is supposed to be out shortly. However, since 
>>> libmypaint was split and the new version is dependent on a newer version, 
>>> having GIMP and MyPaint installed together breaks MyPaint until its 1.3 
>>> release.
>>>
>>> So, the question is whether or not we keep 2.8, change GIMP to a snap, or 
>>> remove MyPaint from the install.
>>>
>>> Thoughts?
>>>
>>> Erich
>>>
>>>
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