[gnome-flashback] Debug-ability; getting gnome-panel 3.8 out

Dmitry Shachnev mitya57 at ubuntu.com
Thu Sep 26 15:41:34 UTC 2013

Hi Philipp, and thanks for your analysis.

On Wed, Sep 25, 2013 at 10:14 PM, Philipp Kaluza <floss at ghostroute.eu> wrote:
>> http://anonscm.debian.org/viewvc/pkg-gnome/desktop/experimental/gnome-panel/debian/patches/10_bookmarks_limit.patch?view=markup
> Was not sure about the rationale for this one. Now looking through the
> launchpad bug, I'm still confused. Is it so that the menu doesn't start
> folding when a lot of XDG_USER_DIRS are declared ?
> If so, what about netbooks ? They have a low screen height. Ubuntu has
> shipped this patch for a while, so I guess I'm asking if it has caused
> you any problems. :)

I am not aware of any problems with that, though I didn't use
gnome-panel on netbooks for the last two years...

>> https://bazaar.launchpad.net/~ubuntu-branches/ubuntu/saucy/gnome-panel/saucy/view/head:/debian/patches/85_disable_shutdown_on_ltsp.patch
> Drat, meant to re-investigate this one. Is that because a gnome user on
> LTSP is talking to the remote GDM ? However, what about LTSP clients
> that use a local gdm as server chooser ? The gdm greeter session would
> not have LTSP_CLIENT set, correct ?

This is something Jonathan should know better.

> Is the Ubuntu packaging also in some kind of VCS ? (Is the bazaar one
> listed above canonical, and if so, what's the root URL ?)

We have packaging imported into lp:ubuntu/gnome-panel, but it's
usually not for humans to push changes to (though forking it and
filing merge proposals is possible).

Dmitry Shachnev

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