Re: vte [was Re: houston, we have a problem- 2.10 showstoppers]

ons, 02,.03.2005 kl. 10.30 +0100, skrev Richard Hult:
>I get crashes when running minicom and resizing the window with those 
>latest patches. It appears to be the ones committed on the 28th that 
>breaks things. I don't have the time right now to investigate this any 
>further unfortunately.
>It's the same assertion as in
>(but on Debian unstable)
>Should we really be doing these kinds of changes a week before the release?
This change has been in Fedora for months already and I think having a
consistent release out there is more important than avoiding this
somewhat obscure crash when resizing the window in minicom. If we have
different codebases out there we end up with nothing getting fixed since
it doesn't affect all users and then someone blames distro patches (and
seemingly correctly in this case), but we get no traction on fixing
stuff upstream.

Maybe I'm wrong, but then again, nobody else stepped up to the plate. If
it's too problematic we can still just ship the tarball from 2.8.x :-/

I've looked briefly at the crash and it seems there's an assert to avoid
being called too often, though I don't see why that condition warrants
an assert at all. Why not just warn about it instead of crashing on the


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