Bug 438959 - Gnome panel alters one- and two-columnt view when vertical
Gnome panel alters one- and two-columnt view when vertical
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-panel (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Ray Strode [halfline]
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-03-26 03:27 EDT by Marek Paška
Modified: 2009-07-14 12:16 EDT (History)
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Description Marek Paška 2008-03-26 03:27:01 EDT
Description of problem:

GNOME panel window list alters one- and two-column view repeatedly when vertical
and more than 7 windows opened. Eats all CPU. Here is a screencast:


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

Fedora 9, beta 1, GNOME 2.22

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Drag gnome panel with window list (the bottom one) to the left or right-side
of the screen; the panel is now vertical.
2. Set width of the panel to be at least 32 pixels (enough space to show icons
3. Open mote than seven windows
Actual results:

Window list applet repeatedly repaints showing windows in one and two columns.

Expected results:

The window list should expand or select appropriate one- or two- column view

Additional info:
Comment 1 Bug Zapper 2008-05-14 02:51:44 EDT
Changing version to '9' as part of upcoming Fedora 9 GA.
More information and reason for this action is here:
Comment 2 Marek Paška 2008-06-29 15:30:48 EDT
There are patches proposed for this bug:

Comment 3 Bug Zapper 2009-06-09 19:51:40 EDT
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Comment 4 Bug Zapper 2009-07-14 12:16:56 EDT
Fedora 9 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2009-07-10. Fedora 9 is 
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