SRU 1.52.5 to bionic

Bug #1809181 reported by Marco Trevisan (Treviño) on 2018-12-19
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
gjs (Ubuntu)
Marco Trevisan (Treviño)
Marco Trevisan (Treviño)

Bug Description

[ Description ]

The fifth release in the 1.52 series.

[ QA ]

Run Ubuntu session, expect the shell to work normally with various setups

[ Regresison potential ]

The "big-hammer patch" (memory leak fix) that this new point release fixes is already included in Ubuntu (bionic) for some time, while this new version includes a fix to reduce the CPU usage, while keeping the memory usage low.

Related branches

Jeremy Bicha (jbicha) on 2018-12-20
Changed in gjs (Ubuntu):
status: In Progress → Fix Released
Changed in gjs (Ubuntu Bionic):
status: New → In Progress
importance: Undecided → High
assignee: nobody → Marco Trevisan (Treviño) (3v1n0)

Hello Marco, or anyone else affected,

Accepted gjs into bionic-proposed. The package will build now and be available at in a few hours, and then in the -proposed repository.

Please help us by testing this new package. See for documentation on how to enable and use -proposed. Your feedback will aid us getting this update out to other Ubuntu users.

If this package fixes the bug for you, please add a comment to this bug, mentioning the version of the package you tested and change the tag from verification-needed-bionic to verification-done-bionic. If it does not fix the bug for you, please add a comment stating that, and change the tag to verification-failed-bionic. In either case, without details of your testing we will not be able to proceed.

Further information regarding the verification process can be found at . Thank you in advance for helping!

N.B. The updated package will be released to -updates after the bug(s) fixed by this package have been verified and the package has been in -proposed for a minimum of 7 days.

Changed in gjs (Ubuntu Bionic):
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
tags: added: verification-needed verification-needed-bionic

This can be marked as verified as gjs 1.52.5-0ubuntu18.04.1 is in proposed.

tags: added: verification-done verification-done-bionic
removed: verification-needed verification-needed-bionic
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package gjs - 1.52.5-0ubuntu18.04.1

gjs (1.52.5-0ubuntu18.04.1) bionic; urgency=medium

  * New upstream release (LP: #1809181, LP: #1803271)
  * d/p/fix-crashes-lp1763878-revert-575f1e2e077.patch,
    - Drop patches included in new release
  * debian/gbp.conf:
    - Point branches and tag rules to ubuntu

 -- Marco Trevisan (Treviño) <email address hidden> Wed, 19 Dec 2018 19:32:06 +0100

Changed in gjs (Ubuntu Bionic):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released

The verification of the Stable Release Update for gjs has completed successfully and the package has now been released to -updates. Subsequently, the Ubuntu Stable Release Updates Team is being unsubscribed and will not receive messages about this bug report. In the event that you encounter a regression using the package from -updates please report a new bug using ubuntu-bug and tag the bug report regression-update so we can easily find any regressions.

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