[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#819228: Bug#819228: xfwm4 bug which causes freezes has a patch committed but not in package

Douglas N Arnold arnold at umn.edu
Fri Mar 25 14:32:38 UTC 2016

On 03/25/2016 03:07 AM, Yves-Alexis Perez wrote:
> On ven., 2016-03-25 at 01:40 -0500, Douglas N Arnold wrote:
>> There is a serious bug in previous versions of xfwm4
> What do you mean buy “previous version”? I'm not aware of any more recent
> version.

I mean version not incorporating the commit I indicated.  My goal is to
get the Fourdan's 2015-05-18 patch to this problem  incorporated into
the distributed packages.

>> , the XFCE4
>> window manager, which has the result that clicking on the menu
>> bar to move a window of a KDE app causes the window manager to
>> hang forever, requiring the user to kill the X session or reboot.
>> This has been reported numerous times (see the links below).
>> The XFCE4 creator, Olivier Fourdan, committed a patch to fix this
>> problem on 2015-05-18.  See
>>     http://git.xfce.org/xfce/xfwm4/commit/?id=71d37e11
>> However this commit does not seem to be in any Debian xfwm4
>> package, including testing and unstable.
> Because nobody pointed us to that bug and patch already, and it never appeared
> in any released version?

I am trying, by this message, to point it out and get it into a
released version.  If there is a more appropriate way to do this, please
let me know.

> Regards,

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