[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#825658: release.debian.org: XFWM4 Compositor Issue - Patches released for LightDM-GTK-Greeter and XFWM4

Adam D. Barratt adam at adam-barratt.org.uk
Sat May 28 14:53:10 UTC 2016

Control: reassign -1 lightdm-gtk-greeter 2.0.1-2

On Sun, 2016-05-29 at 00:38 +1000, Jeffrey Mills wrote:
> Package: release.debian.org
> Severity: important
> This bug should really be reported to the Debian Stretch dev team, this bug was
> not patched until after the Jessie release which has the bug.  I could not find
> an available option for the current Debian testing version in Reportbug, so I
> am posting this here.

There's no such thing as "the Debian Stretch dev team" - releases are
developed by the Project, not a particular team - nor does one report
bugs against releases. Bugs exist in and are reported against packages.

I'm reassigning this to one of the packages you mentioned, and quoting
the original message in full for their benefit.

> Back in Jessie there was an issue with XFWM4 and LightDM-GTK-Greeter where when
> the XFWM4 Compositor setting was set to true.  When logging in from LightDM
> there is a few seconds of grey background before the desktop background
> appears, it would be great to see this as a seamless transition once again.
> This bug has continued on in Stretch running:
> lightdm-gtk-greeter_2.0.1-2_i386
> xfwm4_4.12.3-2_i386
> I am not aware of the state of this bug in x64 Debian when running the relative
> x64 packages.
> Patches have been released for both above mentioned packages:
> - xfwm4 > -DMONITOR_ROOT_PIXMAP patch
> - lightdm-gtk-greeter > xsetroot patch
> I have been looking into the issue here:
> https://forum.xfce.org/viewtopic.php?pid=41986
> -- System Information:
> Debian Release: stretch/sid
>   APT prefers testing
>   APT policy: (500, 'testing')
> Architecture: i386 (i686)
> Kernel: Linux 4.5.0-2-686-pae (SMP w/4 CPU cores)
> Locale: LANG=en_AU.utf8, LC_CTYPE=en_AU.utf8 (charmap=UTF-8)
> Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
> Init: systemd (via /run/systemd/system)

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