Bug 1029835 - Expanding a thread leads to redraw errors
Expanding a thread leads to redraw errors
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: thunderbird (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Martin Stransky
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
: 1026082 (view as bug list)
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Reported: 2013-11-13 05:29 EST by Phil Mayers
Modified: 2014-02-11 09:06 EST (History)
6 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2014-02-11 09:06:06 EST
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Photo of redraw errors (2.36 MB, image/jpeg)
2013-11-13 08:12 EST, Phil Mayers
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Description Phil Mayers 2013-11-13 05:29:49 EST
Description of problem:

When expanding a thread, the redraw of the folder goes awry - blank lines appear and odd fill/draw errors occur. Selecting a message makes that one draw ok; scrolling the window seems to fix it. Unfortunately, print-screen does not capture it, instead seeming to trigger a redraw - I'll attach a photo of the screen.

Doesn't seem to happen in other apps.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

  adapter is "r600"

Not sure what else is needed for a draw/graphics bug - please let me know.

How reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:
1. Open thunderbird
2. Expand a thread
3. Observe draw failures

Actual results:

Drawing failures

Expected results:

Drawing is ok

Additional info:

Didn't happen in thunderbird 17
Comment 1 Phil Mayers 2013-11-13 05:32:16 EST
Erm... blast. I just accidentally closed thunderbird, and when restarted it, it's no longer showing that behaviour.

However, I know I've restarted it before and it has; I'll work for a day and try to reproduce, but if I can't I'll close the bug - suggest ignoring for the meantime, sorry for the noise :o(
Comment 2 Phil Mayers 2013-11-13 08:10:29 EST
Ok, I've reproduced a similar drawing bug - this one takes place when:

 1. Select a range of messages
 2. Then try to select a single message inside the range

...and messages "below" the one you try and select but inside the range have drawing errors, as per the attached message
Comment 3 Phil Mayers 2013-11-13 08:12:01 EST
Created attachment 823396 [details]
Photo of redraw errors

As noted, print-screen doesn't capture them - seems to trigger a screen-wide redraw?
Comment 4 Phil Mayers 2013-11-15 12:38:31 EST
In case it helps, this problem seems to get worse the longer the process is running; it eventually gets to be unusable, but a restart returns it to reasonable health for a while.
Comment 5 David M. Lloyd 2013-11-19 13:37:01 EST
Same problem here.  Merely making the mouse exit the window seems to redraw the expanded tree as well (I have focus-follows-mouse enabled) so it must be redrawing on focus change at the least.
Comment 6 Martin Stransky 2013-11-27 09:53:40 EST
Yes, I can reproduce it too, on Radeon HD 4770 with kernel driver. Works fine with Intel.
Comment 7 David M. Lloyd 2013-12-03 11:36:20 EST
I'm using Nouveau here.
Comment 8 David Rees 2013-12-16 13:59:55 EST
Add me to the list on F18. Also on a system with Radeon HD 4200 using stock radeon drivers.

FWIW, since CentOS 6.5 updated to thunderbird 24 I am seeing the same thing there, could be an upstream bug?
Comment 9 David Rees 2013-12-16 14:08:36 EST
After more digging upstream, I found these two bugs which appear to be related:


And this bug on F19:


No help or solutions on any of them, though.
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Comment 11 David M. Lloyd 2014-01-02 12:03:23 EST
Reproduced on 19
Comment 12 Martin Stransky 2014-01-06 09:48:07 EST
*** Bug 1026082 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 13 Martin Stransky 2014-02-11 09:06:06 EST
Let's track is upstream.

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