Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at corsac.net
Thu Nov 10 00:45:38 CET 2005

Brian J. Tarricone wrote:
> On 11/9/2005 4:46 AM, Yves-Alexis Perez wrote:
>>>Hi people,
>>>I have a strange problem with xfce-mcs-manager. Sometimes (for example 
>>>when upgrading a plugin) I'd like to refresh it. If I pkill -USR1 -f 
>>>xfce-mcs-manager, everything works fine. But if I put that command in a 
>>>script, it crashs xfce-mcs-manager.
> Is there any reason you need to run it in a script?  Note that if you're
> running it from a cron job or something similar, the script won't get
> passed important env vars such as DISPLAY, and there's no way the new
> instance of xfce-mcs-manager can start properly.

Yes, this scripts is the postinst script of debian packages. But even if
I execute a simple script in a terminal, with only "pkill -USR1 -f
xfce-mcs-manager", it crashs. (and it seems that i'm the only one)

>>>That "bug" doesnt seem to be reproductible, at least to the few people I 
>>>  ask. I'm on linux/ppc, as a side note. (and I don't know how to run 
>>>xfce-mcs-manager, because of threading).
> Not sure what you mean; xfce-mcs-manager is not multithreaded.
Well, I mean, the daemon mode.

Yves-Alexis Perez
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