compiz startup scripts assumes "nvidia-settings" to be installed

Bug #199944 reported by Daniel Hahler on 2008-03-08
4
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
compiz (Ubuntu)
High
Michael Vogt

Bug Description

Binary package hint: compiz

Starting compiz in Ubuntu Hardy brings up an error, if nvidia-settings is not installed:

$ compiz --replace
Checking for Xgl: not present.
Detected PCI ID for VGA: 05:00.0 0300: 10de:0140 (rev a2) (prog-if 00 [VGA])
Checking for texture_from_pixmap: present.
Checking for non power of two support: present.
Checking for Composite extension: present.
Comparing resolution (1920x1200) to maximum 3D texture size (4096): Passed.
Checking for nVidia: present.
/usr/bin/compiz: 371: nvidia-settings: not found
[: 371: 65536: unexpected operator
Checking for FBConfig: present.
Checking for Xgl: not present.
Starting kde-window-decorator
/usr/bin/compiz.real (core) - Warn: Unable to parse XML metadata from file "ccp.xml"
/usr/bin/compiz.real (video) - Warn: No 8 bit GLX pixmap format, disabling YV12 image format

Related branches

Daniel Hahler (blueyed) wrote :
Changed in compiz:
importance: Undecided → Low
status: New → Triaged
Changed in compiz:
importance: Low → High
Daniel Holbach (dholbach) wrote :

Michael: could you please take a look at it?

Michael Vogt (mvo) on 2008-03-12
Changed in compiz:
assignee: nobody → mvo
status: Triaged → Fix Committed
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package compiz - 1:0.7.2-0ubuntu2

---------------
compiz (1:0.7.2-0ubuntu2) hardy; urgency=low

  [ Travis Watkins ]
  * debian/patches/036_blacklist_ati_on_laptop.patch:
    - don't start compiz if using the ati or radeon driver
      and using a laptop as mobility cards have issues (LP: #197135)
  * debian/patches/037_fullscreen_stacking_fixes.patch:
    - keep window on top of fullscreen windows during move
    - when changing from fullscreen to non-fullscreen keep
      window on top of other fullscreen windows (LP: #173303)

  [ Michael Vogt ]
  * debian/patches/040_resolve-animation-fade-conflict_from_upstream.patch:
    - patch from Erkin Bahceci to resolve conflict between fade and
      animation plugin (thanks!)
  * debian/compiz-decorator:
    - added compiz-decorator script (thanks to Jigish Gohil)
  * debian/patches/029_compiz_manager_decoration.patch:
    - remove starting of the decorator from compiz-manager, this
      is the job of the decorator plugin now
  * debian/patches/029_compiz_manager_nvidia_settings.patch:
    - check for nvidia-settings before using it (thanks to
      Daniel Halhler, LP: #199944)
  * debian/patches/029_default_options:
    - use compiz-decorator as default decorator command
  * debian/patches/032_compiz_manager_default_window_manager.patch:
    - updated (conflicted with 029_compiz_manager_decoration)
  * debian/rules:
    - install compiz-decorator
  * debian/patches/041-start-decorator.patch:
    - cherry pick git commit 8cde7903f to start decorator early

 -- Michael Vogt <email address hidden> Tue, 11 Mar 2008 22:14:48 +0100

Changed in compiz:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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