Bug#987686: webkit2gtk breaks balsa autopkgtest: xwd: error: No window with name Balsa exists!

Paul Gevers elbrus at debian.org
Fri May 21 20:28:02 BST 2021

Hi Alberto,

On 11-05-2021 21:03, Alberto Garcia wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 27, 2021 at 11:27:32PM +0200, Alberto Garcia wrote:
>> Nothing to do with webkit actually. The test launches Balsa, waits
>> for two seconds and then takes a screenshot of the window. The bug
>> happens because when xdg-desktop-portal-gtk is installed Balsa takes
>> a very long time to start so those two seconds are not enough.
> In webkit2gtk 2.32.1-1 the dependency on xdg-desktop-portal-gtk was
> downgraded to a recommendation so the test no longer fails.

balsa is close to autoremoval from bullseye because of this issue.
Should xdg-desktop-portal-gtk really be a Depends? (Having the
possibility to downgrade the dependency suggest it *is* not a dependency).

> The underlying cause is still there so I don't know if you want to
> keep this bug report open to look for a proper solution.

If you're OK with keeping the downgraded dependency then I think this
bug can be downgraded too.


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