WebKitGTK 2 for Trusty?

Adam Dingle adam at medovina.org
Sat Oct 26 22:40:54 UTC 2013

On Sat, Oct 26, 2013 at 6:34 PM, Rodney Dawes 
<rodney.dawes at canonical.com> wrote:
> On Sat, 2013-10-26 at 21:45 +0100, Dmitrijs Ledkovs wrote:
>>  With respect to bug #1163886, I have now reproduced it multiple 
>> times
>>  using 13.10 released i386 desktop cd, in the live session running in
>>  the VM (qemu/kvm).
>>  Full instructions posted at
>> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/software-center/+bug/1163886/comments/84
>>  Rodney, do you think you'll be able to look at the above bug again?
> As I stated in the bug report, it is so far as I can tell, not a bug 
> in
> software-center. It is a regression in the newer version of webkit.
> There
> has been no evidence provided in the bug report to suggest that it is 
> a
> problem in software-center, or that making any change in
> software-center,
> would resolve the issue. While some have suggested commenting a single
> line
> in the software-center code would fix the issue for them, I have
> reviewed
> the code that is mentioned there several times, and there is simply no
> way
> that it is directly responsible for the problem.
> On the other hand, the crash (and any stack trace that anyone is able 
> to
> get
> from the crash), suggests that webkit is passing invalid data into a
> pixmap
> that it tries to push through the X server, and which then of course
> throws
> the BadPixmap error.
Given that, has the bug been reported to the WebKit developers?  If so, 
what's the URL of the bug report at WebKit?

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