FFe: migrate to ibus-1.3 series

LI Daobing lidaobing at gmail.com
Thu Sep 2 14:26:44 BST 2010

On Thu, Sep 2, 2010 at 21:22, Krzysztof Klimonda <kklimonda at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> On Thu, 2010-09-02 at 19:52 +0800, Aron Xu wrote:
>> I think this topic worth a discussion, serious memory leak is found in
>> an important CJK support part that included to LTS CD images but is hard
>> to get it fixed.
> Is the memory leak really that serious? Bug report mentions "130MB over
> few days", I wouldn't call that serious - especially that there are at
> least two simple workarounds: Shut down your computer when you go to
> sleep/home or restart process.
> If we really don't have active maintainers for ibus stack in Ubuntu
> backporting whole stack to Lucid may be risky - we can introduce
> regressions that aren't as easily worked around as the memory leak
> itself.
> There are 12 different ibus dependant packages, would all of them have
> to be updated? Some are probably used only be a small number of people -
> will they get enough testing for regressions once the land in -proposed?
> And also is 1.3 going to be supported by upstream for a longer time or
> are we going to have the same problem if some bug is discovered in 1.3
> and upstream suggests updating to 1.4?
> Does #625696 affect 10.04? It's not mentioned in the report, #329898
> does look like something that would be nice to get fixed but again - is
> it important enough to risk regressions?

I think we should backport ibus 1.3 first, this should be acceptable
for all of us.


Best Regards
LI Daobing

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