Bug#751683: metacity: can somebody update/release metacity 3.12 to sid/unstable

shirish शिरीष shirishag75 at gmail.com
Sun Jun 15 15:31:42 UTC 2014

Package: metacity
Version: 1:2.34.13-1
Severity: wishlist

Dear Maintainer,
There is/was a new release of metacity helped by gnome-flashback team.
The version of metacity released is 3.12 . Can somebody test it and
then upload it to the archive. The main improvement is porting
metacity from using gtk+2 to gtk+3

You can find the new release at

This is extract of the NEWS file therein :-


 - Port GTK+ 2 to GTK+ 3 (Mutter developers)
 - Fix title bar button background (Nicolas Desfontaine)
 - Side-by-side window tiling (Maarten Baert)
 - Window placement patch (Chad Glendenin,
 - Add UXD shadows and borders (Sam Spilsbury)
 - Add error handling to glibtop_get_proc_uid (Tomaž Šolc)
 - Cut with fading the Bar title when it's longer than the decoration
bar (Marco Trevisan)
 - Don't show the ws switcher if we only have one (Didier Roche)
 - Update meta_show_dialog for gtk's removal of --screen (Dan Winship)
 - Add drag and drop support when using alt + tab (Matthias Clasen)
 - Fix new window focus (https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=534752)
 - Compositing manager is enabled by default now
 - Fix screen flickering on session start

    Piotr Drąg (pl)
    Lasse Liehu (fi)
    Wylmer Wang (zh_CN)
    Rafael Ferreira (pt_BR)
    Benjamin Steinwender (de)
    Мирослав Николић (sr, sr at latin)
    Rūdolfs Mazurs (lv)
    Joe Hansen (da)
    Milo Casagrande (it)
    Balázs Úr (hu)
    Alexandre Franke (fr)
    Aurimas Černius (lt)
    Christian Kirbach (de)
    Andika Triwidada (id)
    Matej Urbančič (sl)
    Daniel Mustieles (es)
    Marek Černocký (cs)
    Gil Forcada (ca)
    Fran Diéguez (gl)
    Gheyret Kenji (ug)

https://download.gnome.org/sources/metacity/3.12/metacity-3.12.0.tar.xz (1.53M)
  sha256sum: a9ac5a3decd14fe6068efb5b5358bb

Looking forward to see the new metacity release in jessie.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: jessie/sid
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (600, 'testing'), (500, 'testing-updates'), (1,
'experimental'), (1, 'unstable')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 3.14-1-amd64 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_IN, LC_CTYPE=en_IN (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages metacity depends on:
ii  gnome-icon-theme           3.12.0-1
ii  gsettings-desktop-schemas  3.8.2-2
ii  libatk1.0-0                2.12.0-1
ii  libc6                      2.19-1
ii  libcairo2                  1.12.16-2
ii  libcanberra-gtk0           0.30-2
ii  libcanberra0               0.30-2
ii  libgdk-pixbuf2.0-0         2.30.7-1
ii  libglib2.0-0               2.40.0-3
ii  libgtk2.0-0                2.24.23-1
ii  libgtop2-7                 2.28.5-2
ii  libice6                    2:1.0.8-2
ii  libmetacity-private0a      1:2.34.13-1
ii  libpango-1.0-0             1.36.3-1
ii  libpangocairo-1.0-0        1.36.3-1
ii  libsm6                     2:1.2.1-2
ii  libstartup-notification0   0.12-3
ii  libx11-6                   2:1.6.2-2
ii  libxcomposite1             1:0.4.4-1
ii  libxcursor1                1:1.1.14-1
ii  libxdamage1                1:1.1.4-1
ii  libxext6                   2:1.3.2-1
ii  libxfixes3                 1:5.0.1-1
ii  libxinerama1               2:1.1.3-1
ii  libxrandr2                 2:1.4.2-1
ii  libxrender1                1:0.9.8-1
ii  metacity-common            1:2.34.13-1
ii  zenity                     3.12.1-1

Versions of packages metacity recommends:
ii  gnome-session [x-session-manager]            3.8.4-4
ii  gnome-session-flashback [x-session-manager]  3.8.0-3
ii  gnome-themes-standard                        3.12.0-1
ii  lxsession [x-session-manager]      
ii  openbox [x-session-manager]                  3.5.2-6
ii  xfce4-session [x-session-manager]            4.10.1-5

Versions of packages metacity suggests:
ii  gnome-control-center  1:3.8.3-7+b2
ii  xdg-user-dirs         0.15-1

-- no debconf information

          Shirish Agarwal  शिरीष अग्रवाल
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