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Bug 1293151 - Reading OpenGL capabilities via OpenJDK applet from Firefox kills Wayland [NEEDINFO]
Summary: Reading OpenGL capabilities via OpenJDK applet from Firefox kills Wayland
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: wayland
Version: 23
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Adam Jackson
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
Blocks: WaylandRelated
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2015-12-20 19:54 UTC by M_M
Modified: 2016-12-20 17:14 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2016-12-20 17:14:01 UTC
Type: Bug
mclasen: needinfo?

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Description M_M 2015-12-20 19:54:09 UTC
Description of problem:

Surely, access (reading) to video card capabilities  via open in Firefox (OpenJDK) kills Wayland.

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Login with Wayland
2. Open in Firefox (and others may be?)
3. Allow applet to be run, if it hasn't failed

Actual results:

Expected results:

Additional info:
BUT)) rotates cube fine and outputs fine in Firefox... Magic!

Comment 1 M_M 2015-12-20 19:55:22 UTC
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):


Comment 2 M_M 2015-12-23 16:09:21 UTC
VLC kills wayland either, when XCB (X11, OpenGL, XVideo) chosen as video output .

Comment 3 Christian Stadelmann 2016-03-21 10:49:58 UTC
(In reply to M_M from comment #2)
> VLC kills wayland either, when XCB (X11, OpenGL, XVideo) chosen as video
> output .

See bug #1278159 for that.

Java applets will be gone in Java 9 [1] which will be released in circa one year [2]. NPAPI plugin support in browsers is fading anyway. There probably is no use to fixing java applets at all.

Gnome-shell probably should not crash because of this misbehavior though. Just in case you can reproduce, can you please report an issue with ABRT and provide some backtraces?


Comment 4 Olivier Fourdan 2016-09-01 07:30:40 UTC
I cannot reproduce on F25 (mutter 3.21.90 and xorg-x11-server-Xwayland 1.18.4-4) using the steps in comment 0

Comment 5 Matthias Clasen 2016-09-01 11:07:04 UTC
Is anybody else still reproducing this with f25 ?

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