Who turned out the light - GNOME Classic - DesktopNames

poma pomidorabelisima at gmail.com
Wed Jul 23 15:45:35 UTC 2014

On 23.07.2014 16:04, Matthias Clasen wrote:
> On Tue, 2014-07-22 at 23:48 -0700, Adam Williamson wrote:
>>> However what's the point now, after more than two months and how it can help us here?
>> He wasn't linking for you to test it. He was pointing out GNOME's
>> continuous integration test system, and noting that it covers Classic,
>> which provides a degree of assurance that it 'works' at least to the
>> point that a CI system can detect.
> Hey, sorry for being terse. What I wanted to express was that classic is
> not just thrown over the fence and never looked at again; it is
> maintained and tested upstream.
> I have now taken the time to log out on this F21 system, and log in
> again after choosing 'GNOME Classic' from the gdm session chooser. Works
> just fine.  I think your problem is more with random ways of starting
> graphical sessions from a shell script. That's always half-broken and
> basically unsupported. If you want to test a graphical desktop in
> Fedora, you should choose it from the session menu on the login screen.
> Matthias

Really? :)
Since 2014-05-05 and after all this undermentioned.

GNOME vs GNOME Classic - Who turned out the light

Classic mode is broken on latest master
Vadim Rutkovsky [reporter] [developer] 2014-05-05 14:23:09 UTC
"Classic mode is broken in latest master - gdm displays the black window..."

GNOME Classic fails to start if gnome-classic.desktop has GNOME-Classic in DesktopNames
Adam Williamson [reporter] 2014-07-18 19:17:05 UTC
"... This was partially reported by Vadim Rutkovsky in that bug, and further
reported somewhat gnomically downstream in Fedora by 'poma'..." :)

Ray Strode [halfline] [gnome-shell developer] 2014-07-18 20:54:11 UTC
"i'll do a 3.13.3 now."

Update to 3.13.3
Fix classic mode Resolves: #1120283

Information for build gnome-session-3.13.3-1.fc21

Changelog       * Fri Jul 18 2014 Ray Strode <rstrode at redhat.com> 3.13.3-1
		- Update to 3.13.3
		- Fix classic mode
		  Resolves: #1120283

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