Bug#883812: gparted: Please don't use --enable-xhost-root
nicoo at debian.org
Sun Nov 3 12:26:54 GMT 2019
On Wed, Oct 16, 2019 at 03:39:59AM +0200, Nicolas Braud-Santoni wrote:
> Hi Jeremy,
> On Thu, Dec 07, 2017 at 04:37:59PM -0500, Phil Susi wrote:
> > On 12/7/2017 3:48 PM, Jeremy Bicha wrote:
> > > Please don't use --enable-xhost-root in Debian's gparted package. This
> > > ugly workaround was introduced upstream in
> > > https://git.gnome.org/browse/gparted/commit/?id=f38ccd02
> > >
> > > However, it only works because gparted still uses gtk2 and will stop
> > > working once it's ported to gtk3. That is because gtk3 apps benefit
> > > from native Wayland support, but gtk2 apps run under XWayland. xhost
> > > won't help when X isn't used.
> > If gparted is ever ported to gtk3 ( and there are no signs that it will
> > be any time soon ), then it will no longer be needed. That's no reason
> > not to use it now.
> I just packaged gparted/1.0.0-0.1~exp and uploaded it to experimental (see
> #940278). This new upstream release ported the application to GTK 3.
> Once it clears NEW, could you confirm that the bug w/ Wayland support is gone,
> and that the xhost-root hack is indeed not needed anymore?
gparted/1.0.0-0.1~exp landed in experimental a couple of days ago.
Could you confirm the wayland support is fine?
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