Clicking on a GtkRange inside a GtkMenuitem makes the parent disappear

Bug #1712701 reported by Simon Steinbeiß on 2017-08-23
This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Fix Released
gtk+3.0 (Debian)
Fix Released
gtk+3.0 (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

This bug affects gtk3 >=

How to reproduce:
In Xfce, try to open the xfce4-powermanager-plugin and click the brightness-slider.
When dragging the slider, the parent window disappears (loses focus) and the slider value is not changed.

This is a regression within Gtk+ which was introduced in

garnacho has provided a patch in the upstream bugreport but so far it has not been merged.

Note that this bug has already been reported in Arch and Debian.

description: updated
Changed in gtk:
importance: Unknown → High
status: Unknown → Confirmed
Changed in gtk+3.0 (Debian):
status: Unknown → New
Jeremy Bicha (jbicha) wrote :

Thanks. I can confirm the issue with Unity in Ubuntu 17.10.

I think libxcursor's recent update has made gtk+3.0 unbuildable in Ubuntu 17.10 currently so that is delaying cherry-picking the bugzilla patch.

Changed in gtk+3.0 (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → High
status: New → Triaged
status: Triaged → Fix Committed
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package gtk+3.0 - 3.22.19-0ubuntu1

gtk+3.0 (3.22.19-0ubuntu1) artful; urgency=medium

  * New upstream release
  * debian/
    Install EmojiChooser gsettings schemas
  * Add fix-gtk-menu-sliders.patch:
    - Add patch from Bugzilla to fix regression with clicking on sliders in
      menus, such as with Unity's sound indicator (LP: #1712701)
      (Closes: #872687)

 -- Jeremy Bicha <email address hidden> Wed, 23 Aug 2017 22:38:55 -0400

Changed in gtk+3.0 (Ubuntu):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Changed in gtk:
status: Confirmed → Fix Released
Changed in gtk+3.0 (Debian):
status: New → Confirmed
Changed in gtk+3.0 (Debian):
status: Confirmed → Fix Released
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