FEDORA-2021-c2e2cc1e9a created by mtasaka a month ago for Fedora 34
stable

The bug is fixed that after a long time fontglide comes to no longer show any characters.


A bug is found that with some X settings X server sends multiple input signals and xscreensaver cannot handle them properly, making it impossible to unlock screen. This new rpm should fix the issue.


Fixes multiple reported issues.

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How to install

sudo dnf upgrade --advisory=FEDORA-2021-c2e2cc1e9a

This update has been submitted for testing by mtasaka.

a month ago

This update's test gating status has been changed to 'ignored'.

a month ago

This update's test gating status has been changed to 'waiting'.

a month ago

This update has obsoleted xscreensaver-6.00-3.fc34, and has inherited its bugs and notes.

a month ago

This update's test gating status has been changed to 'ignored'.

a month ago

This update has been pushed to testing.

a month ago
User Icon fedorento commented & provided feedback a month ago
karma

Works. Fixes BZ#1954884 for me. Didn't check the other BZs.

BZ#1954884 xscreensaver displays three dots for every char
User Icon sobek commented & provided feedback a month ago
karma

while testing BZ#1956262 in a virtual machine I get this output in terminal when opening "Help -- About...":

$ xscreensaver-demo
libEGL warning: DRI2: failed to authenticate
xscreensaver-auth: 00:11:05 OOM: /proc/1/oom_score_adj: Permission denied
xscreensaver-auth: 00:11:05 To prevent the kernel from randomly unlocking
xscreensaver-auth: 00:11:05 your screen via the out-of-memory killer,
xscreensaver-auth: 00:11:05 "xscreensaver-auth" must be setuid root.

I do not know if the message applies to EarlyOOM on Fedora. Or what the policy is about setuid root programs. The file "/usr/libexec/xscreensaver/xscreensaver-auth" has "-rwxr-xr-x" mode bits. chmod u+s xscreensaver-auth takes care of the message, no xscreensaver restart necessary.

BZ#1955993 clash with xfce4-screensaver - its unlock screen does not accept input
BZ#1956089 GL Text: System information lacks CPU model and includes warnings
BZ#1956262 About dialog shows a truncated version number

This update can be pushed to stable now if the maintainer wishes

a month ago
User Icon subsentient commented & provided feedback a month ago
karma

On every system that uses this version of xscreensaver, I am frequently unable to unlock the screen at all, and must jump to a TTY to kill the xscreensaver process.

Downgrading to the version in the stable "fedora" repo fixes the issue instantly. Whatever was changed, it's not an improvement.

Bodhi is disabling automatic push to stable due to negative karma. The maintainer may push manually if they determine that the issue is not severe.

a month ago
User Icon mtasaka commented & provided feedback a month ago

When pushing negative karma with such comments (i.e. not simple dependency issue or so but a issue needs investigation), please file a corresponding bug report.

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a month ago
User Icon subsentient commented & provided feedback a month ago

@mtasaka Are you sure you want a bug report for a package only in testing? I can create one if you like, but seems a bit odd, at least to me.

User Icon subsentient commented & provided feedback a month ago

@mtasaka I will post the issue here in any case. On some machines, after several attempts with the correct password, it eventually lets me in. The number of required attempts is unpredictable. On others, the only option is logging in via TTY or ssh and killing xscreensaver.

User Icon mtasaka commented & provided feedback a month ago

@mtasaka Are you sure you want a bug report for a package only in testing?

Yes, please.

User Icon subsentient commented & provided feedback a month ago

mtasaka edited this update.

a month ago

mtasaka edited this update.

a month ago

This update has been submitted for stable by mtasaka.

a month ago

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a month ago

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Metadata
Type
bugfix
Karma
1
Signed
Content Type
RPM
Test Gating
Settings
Unstable by Karma
-10
Stable by Karma
3
Stable by Time
7 days
Dates
submitted
a month ago
in testing
a month ago
in stable
a month ago
modified
a month ago
BZ#1954884 xscreensaver displays three dots for every char
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1
BZ#1955993 clash with xfce4-screensaver - its unlock screen does not accept input
0
1
BZ#1956089 GL Text: System information lacks CPU model and includes warnings
0
1
BZ#1956262 About dialog shows a truncated version number
0
1

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