Bug 9596

Summary: compiz 3.6 removes second plugin in gconf when passing now invalid --use-cow
Product: xorg Reporter: Lloeki <lloeki>
Component: App/compizAssignee: David Reveman <reveman>
Status: RESOLVED FIXED QA Contact: Xorg Project Team <xorg-team>
Severity: normal    
Priority: high CC: mlists
Version: unspecified   
Hardware: x86 (IA32)   
OS: Linux (All)   
i915 platform: i915 features:

Description Lloeki 2007-01-10 05:53:45 UTC
gentoo bug 160693 inadvertently triggered a compiz 3.6 bug.

when started with an invalid switch (like --use-cow, now invalid for 3.6),
compiz will treat it as being a plugin, and would supposedly want to remove it
from gconf. unfortunately, another plugin is being removed instead: the first
one right after gconf in gconf active_plugins list (usually decoration). this is
done each time compiz is run, until there's only gconf in the list. 

if you wish, some more details are here:
Comment 1 Daniel Stone 2007-02-27 01:35:34 UTC
Sorry about the phenomenal bug spam, guys.  Adding xorg-team@ to the QA contact so bugs don't get lost in future.
Comment 2 Mike Dransfield 2007-06-21 16:51:33 UTC
Invalid options no longer cause problems, marking as FIXED

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