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[Bug 1293252] Re: gnome-panel crashed with signal 5 in _XReply()


Hello Ron, or anyone else affected,

Accepted libwnck3 into utopic-proposed. The package will build now and
be available at
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libwnck3/3.4.7-3ubuntu0.1 in a few
hours, and then in the -proposed repository.

Please help us by testing this new package.  See
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enable and use -proposed.  Your feedback will aid us getting this update
out to other Ubuntu users.

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** Changed in: libwnck3 (Ubuntu Utopic)
       Status: In Progress => Fix Committed

** Tags added: verification-needed

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  gnome-panel crashed with signal 5 in _XReply()

Status in libwnck3 package in Ubuntu:
  Fix Released
Status in libwnck3 source package in Trusty:
  Fix Committed
Status in libwnck3 source package in Utopic:
  Fix Committed
Status in libwnck3 source package in Vivid:
  Fix Released

Bug description:

  * Games using the Unity engine (like KSP) cause gnome-panel to crash,
  making things like flashback unusable.

  [Test Case]

  * Run gnome-panel (like in gnome flashback).

  * Launch Kerbal Space Program.  Not sure whether there's a simpler
  test case for those without KSP.

  [Regression Potential]

  * The patch for the bug suggests the possibility of weirdly colored
  icons where crashes used to occur.

  [Other Info]

  * libwnck3 (3.14.0-1) allows gnome-panel to continue running in 14.10.

  ProblemType: Crash
  DistroRelease: Ubuntu 14.04
  Package: gnome-panel 1:3.8.0-1ubuntu9
  ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.13.0-17.37-generic 3.13.6
  Uname: Linux 3.13.0-17-generic x86_64
  ApportVersion: 2.13.3-0ubuntu1
  Architecture: amd64
  CurrentDesktop: Unity
  Date: Sun Mar 16 23:53:20 2014
  ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/gnome-panel

  InstallationDate: Installed on 2014-02-28 (16 days ago)
  InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS "Trusty Tahr" - Alpha amd64 (20140224)
  ProcCmdline: gnome-panel
   PATH=(custom, no user)
  Signal: 5
  SourcePackage: gnome-panel
   ?? () from /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libX11.so.6
   ?? () from /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libX11.so.6
   _XReply () from /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libX11.so.6
   XSync () from /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libX11.so.6
   ?? () from /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libcairo.so.2
  Title: gnome-panel crashed with signal 5 in _XReply()
  UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
  UserGroups: adm cdrom dip lpadmin plugdev sambashare sudo

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