Description of problem:
On a system freshly updated to Fedora 24 (Asus Acer Aspire One ZG5 i686 1GB RAM with Intel graphics chipset) a particular sequence of window operations on Firefox manages to crash the entire gnome-shell when running on top of Wayland. Doing the same sequence on the X session causes no crash.
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Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start Gnome Shell session under Wayland
2. Start Firefox. This should open the first tab with blank whiteness
3. Press the blue plus sign to open a second tab. No need to enter any address.
4. The session might crash right away at this point.
5. If it does not crash, switch a few times between the tabs.
6. Press Alt to call up the menu.
7. Select Help-->About Firefox.
8. The gnome-shell crashes on the attempt to display the dialog.
Session crash that sends the user to the login screen.
I cannot submit an ABRT report when this crash happens. When I try, the remote backtrace process just "progresses" eternally.
Might be related to https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1344629 https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1259649
Also, starting xterm under gnome-shell on wayland and attempting to resize the window quickly also ends up crashing gnome-shell.
Those are not Wayland native windows, so most likely Xwayland crashed and mutter/gnome-shell goes along with it.
There have been sevaral fixes backported in xorg-x11-server-Xwayland-1.18.4-4 , can you still reproduce with an up-to-date xorg-x11-server-Xwayland-1.18.4-4 package?
(In reply to Olivier Fourdan from comment #2)
> Those are not Wayland native windows, so most likely Xwayland crashed and
> mutter/gnome-shell goes along with it.
> There have been sevaral fixes backported in
> xorg-x11-server-Xwayland-1.18.4-4 , can you still reproduce with an
> up-to-date xorg-x11-server-Xwayland-1.18.4-4 package?
Crash no longer reproducible as of the following versions:
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