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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 Jan de Groot (JGC) - Wednesday, 26 April 2023, 11:38 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages: Extra
Status Closed
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 100%
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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Closed by  Jan de Groot (JGC)
Wednesday, 26 April 2023, 11:38 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
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"
Comment by mattia (nTia89) - Saturday, 12 March 2022, 09:07 GMT
Upstream bug has been fixed. Can we close it here?