Regression causing Freeze in KWin 4.9.1
mgraesslin at kde.org
Wed Sep 5 19:52:59 UTC 2012
On Wednesday 05 September 2012 21:45:59 Albert Astals Cid wrote:
> El Dimecres, 5 de setembre de 2012, a les 21:06:55, Martin Graesslin va
> > On Tuesday 04 September 2012 22:41:10 Martin Gräßlin wrote:
> > > Hi KDE Packagers,
> > >
> > > unfortunately we have introduced a nasty regression while fixing a bug
> > > in
> > > KWin for 4.9.1 . 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.
> > I just pushed the fix to KDE/4.9 branch of kde-workspace repository as
> > 8452e6c.
> > Sorry again for introducing this issue.
> So do we want a 4.9.1a tarball for kde-workspace or we trust packagers will
> just pick up the patch?
I guess it's less work to put out a new tarball and provide it to the distros
than all distros having to download the patch and include it in their package,
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