Update to 3.36.3 and SRU it

Bug #1881973 reported by Marco Trevisan (Treviño) on 2020-06-03
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Marco Trevisan (Treviño)
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Bug Description

[ Impact ]

That's the current GNOME stable update, including some fixes and translation updates
https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/gnome-shell/-/commits/3.36.3

[ Test case ]

The update is part of GNOME stable updates
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/StableReleaseUpdates/GNOME

GNOME Shell and its components should continue working

[ Regression potential ]

 - All desktop components should be continue running as per systemd unit updates
 - extensions updates should work as expected
 - Do not disturb is preserved

Albert Lee (trisk) wrote :

This is reported to fix a regression in a previous gnome-shell version that causes crashes when the screen locks for users of some extensions and is the source of a large number of bug reports:
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gnome-shell/+bug/1877774
https://github.com/gTile/gTile/issues/124

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package gnome-shell - 3.36.3-1ubuntu2

---------------
gnome-shell (3.36.3-1ubuntu2) groovy; urgency=medium

  * d/p/shell-mime-sniffer-Ignore-invalid-file-content-type.patch:
    - gnome-shell-sniffer, don't crash when opening files with invalid content
      type (LP: #1865300)

 -- Marco Trevisan (Treviño) <email address hidden> Fri, 05 Jun 2020 20:14:47 +0200

Changed in gnome-shell (Ubuntu):
status: In Progress → Fix Released

Hello Marco, or anyone else affected,

Accepted gnome-shell into focal-proposed. The package will build now and be available at https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gnome-shell/3.36.3-1ubuntu1~20.04.2 in a few hours, and then in the -proposed repository.

Please help us by testing this new package. See https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Testing/EnableProposed 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, what testing has been performed on the package and change the tag from verification-needed-focal to verification-done-focal. If it does not fix the bug for you, please add a comment stating that, and change the tag to verification-failed-focal. 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 https://wiki.ubuntu.com/QATeam/PerformingSRUVerification . 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 gnome-shell (Ubuntu Focal):
status: New → Fix Committed
tags: added: verification-needed verification-needed-focal

Shell in proposed works properly

❯ apt-cache policy gnome-shell
gnome-shell:
  Installato: 3.36.3-1ubuntu1~20.04.2
  Candidato: 3.36.3-1ubuntu1~20.04.2
  Tabella versione:
 *** 3.36.3-1ubuntu1~20.04.2 500
        500 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu focal-proposed/main amd64 Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status
     3.36.2-1ubuntu1~20.04.1 500
        500 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu focal-updates/main amd64 Packages
     3.36.1-5ubuntu1 500
        500 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu focal/main amd64 Packages

tags: added: verification-done verification-done-focal
removed: verification-needed verification-needed-focal
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :
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This bug was fixed in the package gnome-shell - 3.36.3-1ubuntu1~20.04.2

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gnome-shell (3.36.3-1ubuntu1~20.04.2) focal; urgency=medium

  * No change backport to focal

gnome-shell (3.36.3-1ubuntu2) groovy; urgency=medium

  * d/p/shell-mime-sniffer-Ignore-invalid-file-content-type.patch:
    - gnome-shell-sniffer, don't crash when opening files with invalid content
      type (LP: #1865300)

gnome-shell (3.36.3-1ubuntu1~20.04.1) focal; urgency=medium

  * No change backport to focal (LP: #1881973)

gnome-shell (3.36.3-1ubuntu1) groovy; urgency=medium

  * Merge with debian, including new upstream release:
    - Fix app icon aspect ratio in the panel (LP: #1872026)
    - Ensure that Do not disturb is persistent across sessions (LP: #1873692)
    - Fix Theme node crashes (LP: #1877774, LP: #1877760)
  * debian/patches: Refresh
  * Remaining changes with debian:
    - Replace gnome-backgrounds dep with ubuntu-wallpapers and Suggests
      gnome-themes-standard-data, gnome-backgrounds
    - Add some Recommends:
      + ubuntu-session (| gnome-session) to have the ubuntu session available
      + xserver-xorg-legacy
      + yaru-theme-gnome-shell for the default ubuntu theming
    - Update debian/gbp.conf with Ubuntu settings
    - gnome-shell-common.prerm: Remove deprecated ubuntu theme alternative
    - ubuntu/desktop_detect.patch:
      + add caching for desktop detection to avoid querying the current
        desktop env variable as iterate through the list each time. For the
        time of the Shell process, we can expect this env variable to stay
        stable.
    - ubuntu/smarter_alt_tab.patch:
      + quick alt-tab (without showing up the switcher) switch only between
        the last window of the last 2 applications to be focused instead of
        raising all windows of those apps.
    - ubuntu/lightdm-user-switching.patch:
      + Allow user switching when using LightDM.
    - ubuntu/lock_on_suspend.patch
      + Respect Ubuntu's lock-on-suspend setting.
    - ubuntu/background_login.patch
      + Change default background color as we modified the default GDM color
        for our ubuntu session.
    - ubuntu/gdm_alternatives.patch
      + Add support for GDM3 theme alternatives
    - optional-hot-corner.patch
      + enable patch proposed by upstream developer already in package (but
        not in series) to add a settings for optional hot corner activation.
    - main-show-an-error-message-on-gnome-shell-crash.patch,
      global-make-possible-to-set-debug-flags-dynamically.patch,
      main-increase-the-granularity-of-backtraces-in-SHELL_DEBU.patch,
      main-add-backtrace-crashes-all-and-backtrace-all.patch,
      sessionMode-add-support-for-debugFlags-parameter.patch:
      + Improve debug JS tracing for crash reports
    - st-scroll-view-Handle-the-case-where-scrollbars-are-NULL.patch:
      + Fix crash on theme changes
    - ubuntu/search-call-XUbuntuCancel-method-on-providers-when-no-dat.patch:
      + stop searches when requested from UI
    - magnifier-Show-cursor-when-magnifier-is-enabled-and-scale.patch:
      + Show monitor scaled cursor when magnifier is enabled
    - Break gnome-shell-extension-desktop...

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Changed in gnome-shell (Ubuntu Focal):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released

The verification of the Stable Release Update for gnome-shell has completed successfully and the package is now being 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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