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

ons, 02,.03.2005 kl. 13.22 +0100, skrev Richard Hult:
>Kjartan Maraas wrote:
>> 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.
>If it basically only affects minicom then I tend to agree that the 
>benefits will be greater than the drawbacks for the vast majority. I was 
>just worried that the assertion could be triggered for any other 
>application. And since if one terminal goes down, all go down, that 
>would be pretty bad.
Yeah, I've tried resizing with other terminal apps like mc and that does
not trigger this at all. Maybe minicom is doing something different. It
does spew a few warnings before crashing so that could be related. I
followed up on the bugreport in

If we could get this fixed I think we will have squashed the only known
regression from applying these patches.


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