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|Summary:||gnome-shell extensions don't work after gnome-shell-3.0.2-1.fc15 is installed|
|Product:||[Fedora] Fedora||Reporter:||Andre Robatino <robatino>|
|Component:||gnome-shell-extensions||Assignee:||Rahul Sundaram <metherid>|
|Status:||CLOSED ERRATA||QA Contact:||Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>|
|Version:||15||CC:||caillon, collura, hong, jvc26, metherid, phanquochien, pikachu.2014, sdodson, stefan, talcite, theo148, timur.kristof|
|Fixed In Version:||gnome-shell-extensions-3.0.2-1.g63dd27cgit.fc15||Doc Type:||Bug Fix|
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|Last Closed:||2011-05-28 19:55:18 EDT||Type:||---|
|oVirt Team:||---||RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:|
Description Andre Robatino 2011-05-26 20:03:54 EDT
Description of problem: When gnome-shell-3.0.2-1.fc15 from updates-testing is installed, the "Power off..." User menu item disappears. It comes back after downgrading to the stable gnome-shell-3.0.1-4.fc15. Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): gnome-shell-extensions-alternative-status-menu-3.0.1-3.03660fgit.fc15.noarch gnome-shell-3.0.2-1.fc15 How reproducible: always
Comment 1 Andre Robatino 2011-05-27 12:52:09 EDT
The new gnome-shell is about to go to stable so this is fairly urgent. https://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/gnome-shell-3.0.2-1.fc15,mutter-126.96.36.199-1.fc15
Comment 2 Andre Robatino 2011-05-27 16:28:14 EDT
gnome-shell-3.0.2-1.fc15 just went to stable.
Comment 3 Rahul Sundaram 2011-05-27 16:38:20 EDT
I have dropped a note upstream. I am going to busy with other things till Monday. If anyone wants to take a look and attach a patch here or do a build, feel free to.
Comment 4 Andre Robatino 2011-05-27 21:45:00 EDT
Bug 708556 says that all extensions are disabled, not just this one, and I've confirmed it with gnome-shell-extensions-dock and gnome-shell-extensions-alternate-tab. However, that bug is against gnome-shell.
Comment 5 Scott Dodson 2011-05-27 21:49:55 EDT
*** Bug 708556 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 6 Scott Dodson 2011-05-27 21:51:42 EDT
*** Bug 700776 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 7 Scott Dodson 2011-05-27 22:27:32 EDT
This seems to be fixed by installing upstream gnome-shell-extensions 3.0.2
Comment 8 Hien 2011-05-28 00:31:07 EDT
(In reply to comment #2) > gnome-shell-3.0.2-1.fc15 just went to stable. It not fix for me, cause many extension could not load!
Comment 9 Timur Kristóf 2011-05-28 07:00:51 EDT
This is not surprising at all. The metadata.js file of the extensions says that they are compatible with Gnome-shell "3.0.1" - that means that Gnome-shell 3.0.2 will not try to load them at all. The upstream 3.0.2 gnome-shell-extensions version will probably fix this, so I'll look into trying to get it downstream.
Comment 10 Fedora Update System 2011-05-28 09:17:50 EDT
gnome-shell-extensions-3.0.2-1.g63dd27cgit.fc15 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 15. https://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/gnome-shell-extensions-3.0.2-1.g63dd27cgit.fc15
Comment 11 Scott Dodson 2011-05-28 10:04:42 EDT
Timur, Thanks, I've verified that all of the extensions work for me with the packages you build. The API is noted as being unstable so I guess this is something we'll have to deal with until the API is stable.
Comment 12 Timur Kristóf 2011-05-28 11:07:22 EDT
Scott, This has nothing to do with the API's stability. Every gnome-shell extension has a metadata.json file in which it must specify which version of gnome-shell it is compatible with. Other versions of the Shell will not attempt to load it. The fix here was to change it to a version number which the newer Shell will understand. In the meantime, I have also updated to a newer git snapshot, which should contain some bugfixes to the extensions.
Comment 13 Christopher Aillon 2011-05-28 15:24:00 EDT
Where is 'g63dd27c' coming from? I can't find that revision in either master or the gnome-3-0 branch. Why not just use the official gnome-shell-extensions-3.0.2 tarball that's been released for a week now? https://mail.gnome.org/archives/gnome-announce-list/2011-May/msg00027.html
Comment 14 Matt Chan 2011-05-28 16:29:25 EDT
Yep, I've run into this as well. I worked around it by changing my extension metadata from shell-version:["3.0.x"] to shell-version:["3.0"] It's somewhat hack-ish, but might make it easier for us later on instead of upgrading every single extension every time gnome-shell gets updated. A better decision about this issue can be made if we take into account the gnome-shell ABI stability between minor version changes though. Extensions not loading without manual testing/updating may be more favourable than gnome-shell crashing altogether. Matt
Comment 15 Mohamed El Morabity 2011-05-28 16:53:25 EDT
*** Bug 708687 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 16 Fedora Update System 2011-05-28 19:55:12 EDT
gnome-shell-extensions-3.0.2-1.g63dd27cgit.fc15 has been pushed to the Fedora 15 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 17 Timur Kristóf 2011-05-29 10:25:44 EDT
(In reply to comment #13) > Where is 'g63dd27c' coming from? git clone git://git.gnome.org/gnome-shell-extensions Then 'git describe HEAD' told me that this was the identifier of HEAD. So then I did: git archive --format=tar --prefix=gnome-shell-extensions/ HEAD | xz > gnome-shell-extensions-g63dd27c.tar.xz > Why not just use the official > gnome-shell-extensions-3.0.2 tarball that's been released for a week now? Because gnome-shell-extensions 3.0.1 (as packaged in Fedora) already contained some extensions that are not present in the official 3.0.2 version.