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Bug 653688 - media-libs/mesa-18.0: KDE plasma panel and search bar are dark/dim (plasma 5.12.4)
Summary: media-libs/mesa-18.0: KDE plasma panel and search bar are dark/dim (plasma 5....
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Current packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal minor (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo X packagers
Depends on: 649316
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Reported: 2018-04-21 10:48 UTC by Jeremy Murphy
Modified: 2018-05-20 17:43 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Runtime testing required: ---

Screenshot of dim panel (dim_panel.png,390.55 KB, image/png)
2018-04-21 10:48 UTC, Jeremy Murphy
emerge --info (,6.45 KB, text/plain)
2018-04-21 10:50 UTC, Jeremy Murphy
glxinfo full output (glxinfo.txt,26.67 KB, text/plain)
2018-04-23 12:11 UTC, Jeremy Murphy
Do-not-pick-sRGB-config-for-32-bit-RGBA-visual.patch (Do-not-pick-sRGB-config-for-32-bit-RGBA-visual.patch,1.51 KB, patch)
2018-04-24 03:09 UTC, Nick Sarnie
Details | Diff

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Description Jeremy Murphy 2018-04-21 10:48:48 UTC
Created attachment 528130 [details]
Screenshot of dim panel

The panel and search bar are dim/dark.

It just kind of started happening all of a sudden... so it may have been the upgrade to Frameworks 5.45.0, or it may have been something else.

OK, this is a pretty minor bug, but it is annoying the hell out of me.

It may turn out to be misconfiguration, so I apologize in advance if it is.
Comment 1 Jeremy Murphy 2018-04-21 10:50:27 UTC
Created attachment 528132 [details]
emerge --info

Whoops, here is the emerge --info output.
Comment 2 Jeremy Murphy 2018-04-21 10:55:30 UTC
Also... the scroll bars on my root Konsole window look strangely dark/black. This started happening at the same time.
Comment 3 Jeremy Murphy 2018-04-22 07:27:19 UTC
I created a new user, same problem.
Comment 4 Jeremy Murphy 2018-04-22 13:32:44 UTC
After looking through my emerge log, I thought to try downgrading mesa back to 17.3 and... voila, bug disappeared!
Comment 5 Andreas Sturmlechner gentoo-dev 2018-04-22 16:28:54 UTC
Re-assigning then
Comment 6 Nick Sarnie gentoo-dev 2018-04-22 16:33:35 UTC
Hi Jeremy,

There were some recent upstream issues with this. A couple that I can remember are:

Could you please attach the output of "glxinfo" (from mesa-progs), and let us know the version of xserver you are using?

Comment 7 Jeremy Murphy 2018-04-23 05:06:30 UTC
(In reply to Nick Sarnie from comment #6)

Aha, definitely sounds like the same issue: I have Intel hardware and probably xorg-server 1.19.5. Anyway, I'll post the exact versions later tonight, cheers.
Comment 8 Jeremy Murphy 2018-04-23 12:11:15 UTC
Created attachment 528256 [details]
glxinfo full output


Just let me know if you need anything else, cheers.
Comment 9 Nick Sarnie gentoo-dev 2018-04-24 03:09:21 UTC
Created attachment 528364 [details, diff]

(In reply to Jeremy Murphy from comment #8)

Hi Jeremy,

Would you be able to test the attached patch with your current xorg-server version and Mesa 18 and see if it indeed fixes the issue?

Comment 10 Thomas Pfaff 2018-05-04 10:59:43 UTC
(In reply to Nick Sarnie from comment #9)

Hi Nick,

the patch for the xorg server is working for me.

Thank you,
Comment 11 Larry the Git Cow gentoo-dev 2018-05-05 19:04:43 UTC
The bug has been referenced in the following commit(s):

commit 6d0297870ace46f17905f7440cee1614ce2ffb9b
Author:     Nick Sarnie <>
AuthorDate: 2018-05-05 18:55:53 +0000
Commit:     Nick Sarnie <>
CommitDate: 2018-05-05 19:04:06 +0000

    x11-base/xorg-server: Backport patch to fix colors on Intel GPUs
    Colors are broken on Intel GPUs with Mesa 18.0, let's backport the fix
    Package-Manager: Portage-2.3.36, Repoman-2.3.9

 ...t-pick-sRGB-config-for-32-bit-RGBA-visual.patch |  39 ++++
 x11-base/xorg-server/xorg-server-1.19.5-r2.ebuild  | 251 +++++++++++++++++++++
 2 files changed, 290 insertions(+)
Comment 12 Nick Sarnie gentoo-dev 2018-05-05 19:06:24 UTC
(In reply to Thomas Pfaff from comment #10)
> (In reply to Nick Sarnie from comment #9)
> Hi Nick,
> the patch for the xorg server is working for me.
> Thank you,
> Thomas

Hi Thomas,

Thank you for trying the patch. I have just pushed xorg-server-1.19.5-r2 which includes this patch. Please use it until we can stabilize.

Comment 13 Matt Turner gentoo-dev 2018-05-20 17:43:16 UTC
Stable everywhere except hppa. Marking fixed.