It seems I'm the only person on the northern hemisphere who
didn't see the polar lights which are told to be there for
two days now. Even worse, after a trip to the countryside
where it's dark enough at night, I'm now back in Berlin
where the "light pollution" (??) is too massive to see it,
Anyway, back to GIMP hacking. And there comes the next
oddity: I one again browsed all
and wasn't able to reproduce most of them. Either because
they occur on some esoteric hardware or they simply don't
occur on my hardware.
Well, this wouldn't be too bad if the bugs I can't reproduce
didn't sound like stuff that prevent a fast realease (like
SEGVs and FPEs in commonly used core functions).
Last but not least my reorganisation of the display shell
Wrap" and the shrink_wrap code looks
like being designed around a dozend window manager bugs.
needless to say that shrink_wrap works fine here, too.
Which leads me to the conclusion that it was a bad idea to
configure my system to behave nicely. What
I need is a broken X server, a broken window manager, a
broken include and library structure and a non-broken
hardware (since most people out there - including
me - seem to hack on "broken"
But you didn't hear the worst thing yet: Today is a sunny
day and I will not fix any bug but go out and enjoy the sun
Have a nice sunday!