Bug 806616 - [rawhide] mutter: there is no close button on window bar
[rawhide] mutter: there is no close button on window bar
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: mutter (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
unspecified Severity unspecified
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Assigned To: Peter Robinson
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2012-03-25 08:12 EDT by F.Prates
Modified: 2013-08-01 04:18 EDT (History)
9 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2013-08-01 04:18:26 EDT
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wm with no button close (37.88 KB, image/png)
2012-04-03 19:19 EDT, F.Prates
no flags Details
Core dump (1.28 MB, application/x-bzip2)
2012-04-04 05:30 EDT, Adam Tkac
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Description F.Prates 2012-03-25 08:12:12 EDT
Description of problem:

upgrading to rawhide(17), close button on window bar disappeared.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
git-gui version: 0.16.0
git version:
tcl/tk version: 8.5.11

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. open git-gui on activities->applications->development->Git GUI;
2. try to close the window by close button on the bar.
Actual results:
no close button to close the window.

Expected results:
button close on windows availability.

Additional info:
upgraded by preupgrade;
fedora 16 and rawhide share same /home.
i would like to append a screen shot, by gnome-screenshot is broken im my system. :/
Comment 1 Adam Tkac 2012-03-30 04:36:23 EDT
AFAIK close button is handled by window manager, not by application itself so this is probably bug in your WM. Can you please tell us which WM do you use?
Comment 2 F.Prates 2012-04-03 19:19:55 EDT
Created attachment 575007 [details]
wm with no button close
Comment 3 F.Prates 2012-04-03 19:20:31 EDT
I'm using mutter, under fedora 17.

interestingly, it doesn't happen in fedora 16 and just for git-gui.

should I fill a bug against mutter?

after a update over gnome-screenshot, I could take a screenshot.
Comment 4 Adam Tkac 2012-04-04 05:29:34 EDT
This definitely looks like a mutter issue for me. When I tried to check if git-gui works fine on my up2date F17 machine, mutter crashed. And when windows manager crashes, windows don't have their minimize/maximize/close buttons, exactly like in your screenshot.

I tried this:

1. start Xorg (Xorg :0 -ac)
2. start mutter on display :0 (export DISPLAY=:0; mutter)
3. start git-gui there

and then mutter crashed with following backtrace:

[atkac@drtic ~]$ mutter
GLib-GIO-Message: Using the 'memory' GSettings backend.  Your settings will not be saved or shared with other applications.
*** glibc detected *** mutter: double free or corruption (out): 0xad6f5020 ***
======= Backtrace: =========

I will attach core dump. Reassigning to mutter for further inspection.
Comment 5 Adam Tkac 2012-04-04 05:30:47 EDT
Created attachment 575074 [details]
Core dump

core dump from mutter-3.4.0-1.fc17.i686
Comment 6 Owen Taylor 2012-04-04 12:36:38 EDT
I can't reproduce here and since I'm on x86_64 it's not convenient for me to get a backtrace from the core file. Would it be possible for you to do that, Adam?
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