UIFE request for software-center

Kevin Godby godbyk at gmail.com
Sat Apr 6 04:09:37 UTC 2013

Hello, Rodney.

On Fri, Apr 5, 2013 at 9:33 AM, Rodney Dawes <rodney.dawes at canonical.com> wrote:
> In order to work around bug #1151621 [1], in software-center, the best
> solution I have
> found is to remove the offending code (which is correct, but the bug in
> the underlying
> libraries causes a "crash" for), which includes also removing the "Cut"
> menu item from
> the Edit menu. This menu entry is only used when selecting text in the
> search entry,
> and not by any other means. It is still possible to use Ctrl+X or the
> context menu, to
> cut or copy selected text from that entry.
> I am therefore requesting UI freeze exception approval, so that we may
> ship this
> workaround in Ubuntu 13.04, as it is very unlikely the root cause will
> be fixed for
> it.
> Thanks.
> [1]
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/software-center/+bug/1151621

This shouldn't cause any problems for the Ubuntu system documentation
as there are no screenshots of the Software Center's Edit menu and no
textual description of using that menu.

—Kevin Godby

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