Bug#427406: Problem still exists

Claudius Hubig claudiushubig at arcor.de
Tue Jul 24 11:33:35 UTC 2007


manphiz <manphiz at gmail.com> wrote:
>Some search work at http://bugzilla.gnome.org shows no similar
>report, and as it is unreproducible anywhere, there's no reason for
>the upstream or Debian maintainer to address such bug, which doesn't
>prevent the possibility for the bug's silent disappearance either.

OK, that's a reason, although at least Marco Bravi has this problem,

>Moreover, there's no difficulty to downgrade back to 2.14.5 if
>something still goes wrong. Finally, as the only one encountering
>this bug, only you can tell whether 2.18.5 is ok. So why not give it
>a shot? :)

Another "OK", I tested the current version from unstable, 2.18.5-1.
Unfortunately, the problem still exists.

>P.S.: No offense, but I really doubt such a problem is necessary to
>be set as grave severity.

Well, of course you're right when the severity depends on the amount
of systems affected. But *if* your system is affected, it *is* a
grave problem, since it's just impossible to save data, close
applications etc. when this bug occurs, but you need to restart the
whole system. (Although, in the first few seconds after clicking
"close", you can still switch to a VT and kill metacity and



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