Re: gnome-desktop commit causes XServer breakage

On Thu, Mar 24, 2011 at 4:38 PM, Frederic Peters <fpeters gnome org> wrote:
> Cosimo Cecchi wrote:
>> Last week I pushed this patch by Ray [1] on gnome-desktop master. The
>> patch is intended to make background fade work properly at login, as
>> it's explained in the linked bug report [2].
>> Unfortunately, the patch, although correct, triggers a crash in the X
>> server every time gnome-desktop tries to set a background; I actually
>> pushed that to master by mistake, as I had it in my tree for testing,
>> and Ray made me notice it was upstream only today (sorry about that).
>> So, the options are now:
>> - revert the patch from gnome-desktop master and make another release,
>> which I would happily take care of
>> - test the Xorg patches at [3], which are supposed to fix similar X
>> crashes, and if they do fix this too, make sure every distributor ships
>> them together with 3.0.
>> I personally slightly lean towards the safest revert approach at this
>> point.
> I would also tend to revert.


Frederic Crozat

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