Fix crash in multi-screen setups.

Bug #491411 reported by Azelphur on 2009-12-02
This bug affects 5 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
compiz (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

1. use multi-screen system and enable compiz
2. use it a while -> crash
3. install compiz from karmic-proposed
4. verify that after using it a while it does not crash

Binary package hint: compiz

We need an update to fix this bug,

It's causing compiz to crash 5 or 6 times a day on my multi screen system

Thanks :)

Michael Vogt (mvo) wrote :

Are there any instructions in how to trigger the crash? Having that would be helpful for the SRU verification.

Michael Vogt (mvo) wrote :

This is fixed in lucid now.

Changed in compiz (Ubuntu Lucid):
status: New → Fix Released
Michael Vogt (mvo) on 2009-12-03
description: updated
Changed in compiz (Ubuntu Karmic):
status: New → In Progress
importance: Undecided → Medium

Accepted compiz into karmic-proposed, the package will build now and be available in a few hours. Please test and give feedback here. See for documentation how to enable and use -proposed. Thank you in advance!

Changed in compiz (Ubuntu Karmic):
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
tags: added: verification-needed
description: updated
Martin Pitt (pitti) wrote :

Anyone who can test the proposed package? If not, the proposed update will be removed again. Thanks!

Azelphur (azelphur) wrote :

Nooo, don't remove it. This fixed my issue :)

Martin Pitt (pitti) wrote :

CShadowRun, so you are using the karmic-proposed packages?

Azelphur (azelphur) wrote :

I was using karmic-proposed until about a week ago, I upgraded to lucid.
This fix solved the multi-screen crashes

Martin Pitt (pitti) on 2010-04-29
tags: added: verification-done
removed: verification-needed
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package compiz - 1:0.8.4-0ubuntu2.1

compiz (1:0.8.4-0ubuntu2.1) karmic-proposed; urgency=low

  * debian/patches/030_from_git_crash_fix_multiscreen.patch:
    - merge commit 24dea72a395071b533dcf66b2eef37b20522cbba to fix
      crash with wobbly windows in a multi screen setup (LP: #491411)
 -- Michael Vogt <email address hidden> Thu, 03 Dec 2009 09:14:04 +0100

Changed in compiz (Ubuntu Karmic):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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