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

Alberto Garcia berto at igalia.com
Fri May 21 20:43:10 BST 2021

On Fri, May 21, 2021 at 09:28:02PM +0200, Paul Gevers wrote:
> > 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.

Arguably this bug could be closed since the test no longer fails,
although I think it's useful to keep it open in order to track the
issue. But that's up to the Balsa maintainers in my opinion.

In any case I would definitely reduce the severity of the bug, I just
didn't want to do it on behalf of the original reporter :)


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