Re: Making GNOME crash

I'm not really for this at least on the HEAD branch.  Although, one idea 
would be to branch off the ubuntu mirrors and get people who want to test 
it build off of that?  You can use the diffs of whatever the changes are
into bugzilla. Just a thought.  I think I mentioned this in IRC.


On Sun, Nov 06, 2005 at 05:39:22PM +0100, Vincent Untz wrote:
> Hey,
> The next releases of glib (HEAD and glib-2-8) will support a new debug
> flag for the G_DEBUG environment variable: fatal_criticals. This make
> the program crash on critical warnings.
> I propose to use this nice feature during the development cycles to help
> eradicate all these critical warnings. I made a simple patch for
> gnome-session:
> Why? Well, we currently have critical warnings in a lot of modules. And
> we don't care since we don't notice them. With this, we could easily
> notice them and have nice stack traces to fix them. This should result
> in less bugs.
> Does it make the desktop unusable? Well, the wncklet-applet crashes [1],
> it seems bug-buddy crashes on Fedora [2] and, err, I can't use
> evolution ;-) More crashes are expected, but I think the sooner we fix
> the critical warnings, the better.
> What do you think?
> [1] with a patch
> [2]
> Vincent
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