Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 803760
Gnome-shell should resolve problems with extension conflicts
Last modified: 2013-08-01 02:27:22 EDT
Description of problem:
When there is installed one extension two times, gnome-shell crashes (sometimes even without 'Oh no..' message)
I've installed one extension from file by gnome-tweak-tool and then I've installed the same extension by yum install .... When I tried to restart gnome-shell (Alt+F2 and 'r'), gnome-shell crashed.
Those extensions don't have to be enabled.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Fedora 17 fully updated TC1
Steps to Reproduce:
1. install gnome-tweak-tools and run it
2. In Shell Extensions menu click on button next to 'Install Shell Extension'
3. Choose file with extension to install it
4. Restart gnome-shell (press Alt+F2 and run command 'r')
5. Install the same extension by yum
6. Restart gnome-shell
Gnome-shell should choose witch of two instances (local or global) of extension should be used. The second way is not to allow to install the second instance of the same extension, but this seems to me very difficult, because there is quite a mess in extensions installation (you can install from repository, gnome-tweak-tool and from web)
*** Bug 813818 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
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