Regression causing Freeze in KWin 4.9.1

Albert Astals Cid aacid at
Tue Sep 4 20:53:11 UTC 2012

El Dimarts, 4 de setembre de 2012, a les 22:41:10, Martin Gräßlin va escriure:
> Hi KDE Packagers,
> unfortunately we have introduced a nasty regression while fixing a bug in
> KWin for 4.9.1 [1]. With the "wrong" settings and the wrong set of open
> windows distributed over multiple desktops this can result in a freeze.
> A freeze in KWin means that the compositor stops, that is the user has no
> chance to recover from this state unless he knows how to switch to a tty.
> In case you have not yet pushed out updates for kde-workspace I would kindly
> ask you to hold them off till we have a working and regression free fix. A
> patch is already attached to the bug, but I want to give it more time for
> testing tomorrow.
> As an alternative you could also revert git commit
> 567f8cc50082ce5307aa7163fdf3176446a1df5a which introduced the regression.
> I will keep you informed when the patch has been committed to the branch.

Martin do you want me to add a note to 

Also we need to think what to do once the fix is confirmed. Release 4.9.1a 
tarball for kde-workspace?


> Sorry for the inconvenience.
> Kind Regards
> Martin Gräßlin
> [1]

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