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Re: glib 2.18 instability
On Fri, 26 Sep 2008 22:11:02 -0400 (EDT)
"Jared D. McNeill" <jmcneill%invisible.ca@localhost> wrote:
> On Sat, 27 Sep 2008, OBATA Akio wrote:
> > On Sat, 27 Sep 2008 10:24:59 +0900, Jared D. McNeill
> > <jmcneill%invisible.ca@localhost> wrote:
> >> Hey folks --
> >> Ever since updating to glib 2.18 on multiple machines, GTK/GNOME
> >> applications have been flaky, to say the least. I've seen it on both
> >> upgraded and fresh installations, both with native xorg and pkgsrc xorg.
> >> Is anybody else seeing these issues? Since pkgsrc is in freeze in
> >> preparation for 2008Q3, maybe it makes sense to rollback to 2.16.x which
> >> was working very well for us, and look at 2.18 again after the branch
> >> when we can upgrade gtk and gnome to 2.24 all in one shot.
> > I have no trouble with glib 2.18, but heard some issues.
> > Then I asked a week ago if I should revert the update or not,
> > but no response from pkgsrc-releng yet...
> I have seen randomly issues (and I don't think I'm alone) with gedit,
> totem, gnome-terminal, and most recently gnome-panel itself crashed. It
> hasn't been consistent; gnome-terminal may fail on one faster machine
> (Pentium D 805) and startup on another (EeePC). I've seen totem crash when
> attempting to open a file, and then it worked the second try.
glib-2.18.1 might have some relevant fixes. Could you try that first?
I'd prefer if we can solve the problem by moving forward instead of
backwards. :-) Bump of DISTNAME and make distinfo is all that's needed.
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