Bug#777142: patch - make gdk_event_apply_filters function safe against changes in filter list
monsta at inbox.ru
Thu Feb 5 14:58:04 UTC 2015
Justification: breaks unrelated software
Tags: jessie sid patch
Control: forwarded -1 https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=635380
Control: affects -1 mate-control-center
A serious flaw in gdk_event_apply_filters function is causing weird crashes
in various software. For example, mate-display-properties crashes when
the screen resolution is changed or a new monitor is plugged in . Some
other older bugs like  and  also might be caused by this one.
I've cherry-picked a patch from GTK+3 and adapted it to GTK+2. The patch
fixes the issue for good. I've tested it with mate-display-properties - it doesn't
crash anymore after GTK+2 is patched.
The debdiff is in the attachment.
Hope to see it accepted soon. Thanks in advance.
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