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Re: Introspection crashes ... in Wayland?




On 4/3/18, Pete Zaitcev <zaitcev@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Tue, 3 Apr 2018 14:33:40 +0000
> Carsten Mattner <carstenmattner@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
>> Looks like a crash in WebKitGTK+ which I suspect is used by Liferea
>> to render HTML. Is your version of WebKitGTK+ working in Wayland?
>
> I think so... Although, how do I tell? Fedora 27 is Wayland-based,
> but I think there's a compatibility with X.
>
> [zaitcev@lembas ~]$ ldd /usr/bin/liferea
>         linux-vdso.so.1 (0x00007ffcb4d6b000)
> ......
>         libwebkit2gtk-4.0.so.37 => /lib64/libwebkit2gtk-4.0.so.37
> (0x00007f56217c3000)
> ......
>         libwayland-server.so.0 => /lib64/libwayland-server.so.0
> (0x00007f56160eb000)

Wayland is incomplete and only works with select few apps,
which is something you can do when configuring Fedora's
GNOME config. Been trying it once a year, and it doesn't
even solve tearing as well as xf86-video-intel's TearFree
has for years. One day Wayland will be stable and support
things we had in Xorg. It's premature to put it into RHEL,
but I suspect the developers have tested support for all
the commercial X11 apps places like Pixar use and how those
cope under XWayland.

I found Arcan (one man project) to work better, but that
one's in development.

>> If there's nothing open yet and PlatformDisplayWayland's C++ destructor
>> is called, maybe the constructor failed to set thing up?
>
> That's what I guess, too, but I need to figure out the exact scenario
> before I can fix anything.
>
> I think I'll start by trying to re-build the RPM that comes with the
> distro and then narrow the differences.
>
> Thanks for your help!

By the way, gtk-list@ seems abandoned by the developers from what
I can tell. Maybe file a bugreport instead?
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