[PC-BSD Testing] 7.1 release

doverosx at gmail.com doverosx at gmail.com
Sat Apr 11 07:35:13 PDT 2009


kris at pcbsd.org wrote:
>> great job everybody!
>> I found a few problems:
>>
>>  - The menu doesn't refresh after a PBI upgrade (installed 3.0.5 upgraded
>> to 3.0.8, menu stayed at 3.0.5)
>>     
>
> Can you duplicate this? What happens if you run "kbuildsycoca4" from
> konsole? Does the menu still not refresh? PBIs by default run this after
> an install, and its *supposed* to refresh the menu a few seconds later.
> (It does here anyway)
>
>   
>>  - thunderbird  still doesn't load the correct LANG.  I solved this by
>> adding
>>         .UTF-8
>> at line 6 right after "=" -f2`, so the string will end with:   cut -d "="
>> -f2`.UTF-8"; export LANG
>>     
>
> This is fixed in the PBI format, but we haven't had a thunderbird update
> since I corrected it. It'll be in the next PBI of thunderbird :)
>
>   
>>  - installed thunderbird with icon on desktop, upgraded to new version and
>> the icon on the desktop disappeared.
>>     
>
> This is normal behavior for the moment. I'm still trying to find a good
> solution to detect / restore desktop icons during an upgrade.
>
>   
>>  - restarts lose the monitor resolution (in vmware)
>>     
>
> Yea, that's vmware specific I believe.
>
>
>   
>>  - printing, the GUI doesn't send the test page but returns with an error
>>     
>
> I can confirm this here, the printer is working, but the GUI test option
> doesn't function. I'll look into this next week, see where the problem is
> occuring.
>
>   
>>  - firefox web page printing is unreadable.  but the text on the borders
>> (url, page title, page #, date) look great
>>     
>
> I've seen this as well in all FF3 versions. Whats weird is that
> occasionally it works, but I think that depends on the website font being
> printed. It's been bugging me also, I'll take a look into it soon. It's
> most likely an issue with the FF3 port / PBI itself, not the system.
>
>   
>>  - clicking on the menu and start typing doesn't work anymore, I need to
>> click on the search textarea before I am able to search into the menu (I
>> know, ALT+F2 does pretty much the same)
>>     
>
> Humm, I'm not sure if this is a bug in KDE 4.2.2, or if it was changed
> that way purposely. (Maybe key strokes are used to navigate by default
> instead of typing now) You may want to check bugs.kde.org for that one :)
>
>
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Can you duplicate this? What happens if you run "kbuildsycoca4" from
konsole? Does the menu still not refresh? PBIs by default run this after
an install, and its *supposed* to refresh the menu a few seconds later.
(It does here anyway)

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Perhaps he his talking about the Favourites menu? I know the favourites menu doesn't update and doing so would be quite nice.

Regards,
Brodey



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