KWin update

Maximiliano Curia maxy at
Sun Jul 9 09:00:15 UTC 2017

¡Hola Martin!

El 2017-07-08 a las 14:45 +0200, Martin Flöser escribió:
> Am 2017-07-07 15:54, schrieb Maximiliano Curia:
>> El 2017-07-03 a las 17:26 +0100, Jonathan Riddell escribió:
>>> KWin has received an update to the 5.10.3 release. 
>>> contains a fix for 
>>> Freeze in KWin::checkGLError on startup which affects machines 
>>> with an NVidia card.

>>> The change is


>>> kwin- 4.4MB 
>>> 199e3a2593e9e66bbd6521ee8a25a012003d15f6b4bf2f102c70b798c9abd03a

>> Is this fix backportable to the 5.8 branch?

> NO! The fix is for a regression introduced with 5.10.3.

The bug referenced mentions that the issue was seen in 5.8 and 5.9, that's why 
I'm asking.

> If there are changes which can be backported we will do. Please do not 
> cherry pick changes, that makes it impossible for us to ensure the 
> quality or investigate bugs.

That's not what I was trying to do here.

With my Debian hat on, Plasma LTS is what I'm trying to keep 
in the stable release, for components not under a LTS release cherry picking 
might be our only option, though.

Happy hacking,
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