xsession-errors : critical GTK errors

Biju Chacko botsie at xfce.org
Thu Apr 14 07:19:25 CEST 2005

Erik Harrison wrote:
> On 4/14/05, Biju Chacko <botsie at xfce.org> wrote:
>>Brian J. Tarricone wrote:
>>>>   (xfdesktop:8081): GLib-CRITICAL **: g_hash_table_insert: assertion
>>>>`hash_table != NULL' failed
>>>>   (xfce4-panel:8083): GLib-CRITICAL **: g_hash_table_insert: assertion
>>>>`hash_table != NULL' failed
>>>These are both from the desktop menu code (from the latter, I assume
>>>you're using the Xfce Menu plugin for the panel); again, harmless.
>>Can we please eliminate the fake error messages? It just scares the
>>users and obscures trouble shooting.
>>For 4.4, I think that "Only spout error messages if there is something
>>the *user* needs to worry about" is a good objective.
> I'm pretty sure these are library problems, at least the librsvg one
> is. Not sure they can be eliminated without eliminating valid
> warnings.

Quite obviously, I'm talking about noise being generated by our code. 
Secondly, how many so-called "valid warnings" are relevent to anybody 
other than the developer? And finally, I'm not saying we *hide* the 
errors, but that we *fix* 'em.

> Alternatively, we could go the KDE route and fill STDERR and STDOUT
> with so many messages that are routine, that everyone ignores them.

/me tosses a boot at Erik.

-- b

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