Startup problems with existing backdrop.xml

Michael T. Mosier michael at
Thu Jan 30 19:07:26 CET 2003

I updated again from CVS within the past hour, and the result is the same.  If I allow a color option to appear in the backdrop.xml file, xfce-mcs-manager hangs.  

I'm using SuSE 8.0.  Whatever I can do to help resolve this, let me know.

On Thu, 30 Jan 2003 10:11:42 +0100 (CET)
Olivier Fourdan <fourdan at> wrote:

> > 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.
> Cheers,
> Olivier.
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