Bug#847585: gnome-shell: Gnome-shell fails to launch

Michael Biebl biebl at debian.org
Fri Dec 9 18:43:40 UTC 2016

Control: reassign -1 libmozjs-24-0
Control: forcemerge 847542 -1

Am 09.12.2016 um 17:30 schrieb Sergio Costas:
> Package: gnome-shell
> Version: 3.22.2-1
> Severity: critical
> Justification: breaks the whole system
> Dear Maintainer,
> I updated some minutes ago my Debian SID system, and after rebooting, the
> gnome-shell session didn't start. I tried to run "gnome-shell --replace" from a
> terminal that I was able to create, but I receive the following message:
> raster at rasterhost:~$ gnome-shell --replace
> Window manager warning: Workarounds for broken applications disabled. Some
> applications may not behave properly.
> (gnome-shell:22788): Gjs-WARNING **: JS ERROR: TypeError: imports.ui is
> undefined
> ** Message: Execution of main.js threw exception: JS_EvaluateScript() failed
> raster at rasterhost:~$
> Without gnome-shell, and with the autosession enabled, it is impossible to use
> the system.

This is a duplicate of

My suggestion is to get libmozjs-24-0 from testing and put the package
on hold, until this is fixed.

Why is it that all of the instruments seeking intelligent life in the
universe are pointed away from Earth?

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