Re: Freeze break: GDBus hang work-around

On Wed, 2017-03-15 at 13:40 +0100, Bastien Nocera wrote:

This bug fix looks like it will be necessary for gnome-settings-
until GIO is fixed properly:

This could have happened in older versions of gnome-settings-daemon,
but we now start plugins as separate binaries, multiplying the
of a hang on startup, which would kill the session.


+1, but I recommend adding a FIXME string.

Since this is a longstanding a difficult-to-fix deadlock that will
affect other applications in the future, it would be nice if fixing it
properly could be a priority for the next cycle. Otherwise it's just
going to come back to bite us again down the road. I'm aware that there
are very few people with the GObject expertise needed to address this,


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