Metacity patch causing some drama

Mark Doliner mark at
Mon Jul 14 03:12:47 EDT 2008

On Sun, Jul 13, 2008 at 8:18 PM, tunnel <technicull at> wrote:
> I get a number of windowing errors from time to time, that I've never seen
> before. Most of them requiring a restart. I cannot know for sure that
> they're related to the metacity patch (and now say, FF3), but the
> coincidence is inescapable. I sure hope this gets fixed. I find pidgin
> almost unusuable if I have to hunt for my IMs.  The patch as restored the
> functionality, but at a cost of endless suspicion about that meta city
> patch.

It sounds like we don't think there's much we can do about this
without hurting the behavior of Pidgin for other people.  Do you think
you could leave a friendly comment at and describe what
happens now and explain what you think the ideal behavior would be and


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