problem with pager and tasklist

Olivier Fourdan fourdan at
Sun Aug 3 19:51:22 CEST 2003

The latest change from Jasper on netk-xutils looks highly suspicious to

gulong != guchar

That probably breaks everything on SPARC architecture....


On Sun, 2003-08-03 at 19:29, Benedikt Meurer wrote:
> On Sun, 03, Aug 2003, Oliver Schweissgut wrote:
> > Problem with new anoncvs version:
> > - the pager does not show the desktops
> > - the taskbar shows no pager and no tasklist
> - xfdesktops middle-click menu do not show any windows or workspaces
> > Ben will try, if this problem ocurs only on solaris.
> Ok, further news from the solaris front:
> 1) running xftaskbar4/xfce4-panel from another computer on the solaris
> display works fine, that says shows both pager and tasklist and both
> are working.
> 2) running xftaskbar4/xfce4-panel on solaris using anothers box'
> display shows the same weird behaviour as described above.
> That makes me think of a problem with latest libxfcegui4, and I did
> some bug tracking already, but no luck yet. Olivier/Jasper, can you
> get your eyes on it please. Since netk-pager.c wasn't modified for a
> long time, I suppose its something basic that broke, I thought of
> netk-xutils, but I'm not very familar with that stuff (esp. not
> familar with what could cause problems with solaris whereas works with
> other systems).
> Craig, do you tried something after rc2 so far? 
> I'm not sure about this, but since rc2 worked fine, I think its not
> Solaris fault, but its a xfce bug introduced after rc2.
> > Greetings
> > Oliver
> regards,
> Benedikt
> BTW: xfwm4 works very well now (using SunPCI), good work(-around)
> Olivier :-)
Olivier Fourdan - fourdan at
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