[Xfce 4.8] - Panels Are Unstable And Crash Frequently ?
cifvts at gmail.com
Sat Feb 11 13:41:02 CET 2012
On 02/11/2012 12:22 PM, Jesse Palser wrote:
> On 2/10/2012 8:56 PM, Andrzej wrote:
>> On 02/11/2012 09:35 AM, Jesse Palser wrote:
>> > [Xfce 4.8] - Panels Are Unstable And Crash Frequently ?
>> Jesse, this's obviously a bug but I (and I guess most of others)
>> haven't seen it before.
>> Can you please help us find it?
>> You will need:
>> - install *-dbg packages (anything like xfce4*-dbg or libxf*-dbg,
>> libexo*-dbg, xfconf-dbg, perhaphs also libgtk*-dbg etc.)
>> - press "Alt-F2" and type "xterm" (or any other terminal), don't start
>> it from the panel.
>> - while in the terminal, type "xfce4-panel -q" - this will close the
>> - type: "gdb xfce4-panel"
>> Now you have the panel running inside a debugger. Do the actions you
>> need to reproduce the crash.
>> Once the panel has crashed, type "bt" in the terminal with gdb and
>> copy/paste the result into a bugzilla.xfce.org report (preferably) or
>> Xfce mailing list
>> Xfce at xfce.org
> I tried to perform the debugging instructions you wrote.
> I get as far as typing "gdb xfce4-panel", but the panels do not show?
> Here is a screenshot:
> What am I doing wrong?
> I did install the "*-dbg" packages and ran "xterm" by typing "Alt+F2".
I think you should type "run" to start the panel once inside gdb. This
will run the program and will allow you to see what happens
Andrea Dr. Agosti
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