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FS#68134 - [gnome-shell] system logs flooded with shell errors

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Gabor Hauzer (cysp74) - Wednesday, 07 October 2020, 11:55 GMT
Last edited by freswa (frederik) - Wednesday, 07 October 2020, 12:13 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages: Extra
Status Assigned
Assigned To Jan de Groot (JGC)
Jan Alexander Steffens (heftig)
Architecture All
Severity Medium
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 0%
Votes 1
Private No


Since version 3.38 of gnome-shell system logs flooded with shell error messages.

Additional info:
* package version(s)

gnome-shell 3.38

* config and/or log files etc.


* link to upstream bug report, if any

Steps to reproduce:

Start gfx ui with gnome-shell
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Comment by Jan Tojnar (jtojnar) - Friday, 23 October 2020, 20:05 GMT Comment by mattia (nTia89) - Sunday, 29 November 2020, 15:04 GMT
I cannot reproduce the issue with an up-to-date (29th-Nov-2020) system.
Comment by Gabor Hauzer (cysp74) - Sunday, 29 November 2020, 19:48 GMT
On my end both box are up to date, but errors still flood my journal.

is closed with a new commit: which is targeted to this bug.
Comment by mattia (nTia89) - Sunday, 29 November 2020, 20:27 GMT
Are you on Xorg or Wayland?
I am on Xorg...
Comment by Gabor Hauzer (cysp74) - Monday, 30 November 2020, 10:04 GMT
I'm under X also,

declare -x XDG_SESSION_TYPE="x11"