"unclutter" can cause spurious errors with some configurations
I often see problems that are similar to the one noted in #8140 (closed),
FindFailed: can not find GnomeApplicationsTails.png, etc.
In my configuration (nested VMs, 32GB RAM, hexcore AMD) some
features—practically anything that requires work in a graphical
environment—have no hope of reliably
finishing successfully. The tests do not fail each and every time (other
usb_install.feature which has never completed without
errors), but reliability (on my system) is sorely lacking.
While troubleshooting this problem offlist, I was asked to comment out
run_test_suite to show the mouse pointer. After doing
so I could not reproduce this problem. Indeed, tests that never
succeeded for me—ever—(I’m looking at you
It seems I may have been hitting https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=493144.
At least for me, disabling
unclutter has helped tremendously.
Feature Branch: bugfix/8928-even-more-robust-app-menus
Parent Task: #8539 (closed)