Startup problems with existing backdrop.xml

Olivier Fourdan fourdan at
Thu Jan 30 10:11:42 CET 2003

> I have this problem whenever there is a color option in the 
> backdrop.xml file.  The startup seems to hang on xfce-mcs-manager.  
> My last checkout was last thursday.

There've been a bunch of fixes/improvements in xfdesktop lately (yesterday) so
the best would be to update from CVS.

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