BUG: taskbar crash

Olivier Fourdan fourdan at xfce.org
Mon Sep 22 20:31:53 CEST 2003

Humm, I dunno, it's benny's code, I've never took a look at it...

If if fixes the issue, then, go, shoot :)


On Mon, 2003-09-22 at 19:46, Jasper Huijsmans wrote:
> Op ma 22-09-2003, om 19:19 schreef Jasper Huijsmans:
> > Well, I can reproduce this. This doesn't really look like the systray
> > bug you fixed:
> > 
> This patch fixes the issue for me. It calls the toggle_tray function in
> an idle loop.
> This seemed to be happening: 
> * the notify_changed function in libxfce4mcs was waiting for
> client->notify_cb to finish because of the dialog
> * when you unheck the tray option notify_changed get called again. I
> assume this cahnges some pointers for the first instance or frees some
> memory.
> * then when you close the dialog the first instance of notify_changed
> will try to finish, but the damage caused by the second invocation makes
> it segfault.
> Adding the idle loop makes the client->notify_cb return immediately,
> thus preventing the crash.
> What do you think?
> 	Jasper
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