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Re: [PATCH] DRAFT: gnu: icecat: Update to 52.0.2-gnu1; add fixes from ES
Mark H Weaver
Re: [PATCH] DRAFT: gnu: icecat: Update to 52.0.2-gnu1; add fixes from ESR 52.1.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 04:34:10 -0400
Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.1 (gnu/linux)
Mark H Weaver <address@hidden> writes:
> Here's a draft patch to update GNU IceCat to 52.0.2-gnu1, with
> additional fixes cherry-picked from upstream ESR 52.1. It seems to work
> well on my system, except that my GNOME 3 session has locked up a couple
> of times while testing it[*]. I'm not yet sure whether the problem is
> caused by IceCat or something else. I'd appreciate it if other people
> could try it out.
> [*] The mouse cursor still moves, and I can switch to text VTs, but
> otherwise the GUI is unresponsive. Killing icecat is not sufficient
> to unfreeze the graphical session, but I'm able to restart the X
> server without rebooting.
Actually, it turns out that I can consistently recover from these
freezes by kill -9 <gnome-shell-pid> from a text console. gnome-session
restarts gnome-shell automatically, and IceCat is still functional.