Strange panel behavious

Erik Harrison erikharrison at
Sat Jul 24 01:42:34 CEST 2004

On Fri, 23 Jul 2004 19:18:46 -0400, Brian J. Tarricone
<bjt23 at> wrote:
> Erik Harrison wrote:
> >So, I'm probably sending to much mail to the list, but . . .
> >
> >
> not at all.  useful feedback is always appreciated.
> >Second, right clicking the move dimples and selecting "Add new item"
> >will, intermittently, and often after several attempts, appear halfway
> >off the right side of the screen. If closed, then I cannot add anymore
> >applets to the panel - clicking "Add new item" does nothing.
> >
> >
> how old is your version of xfce4-panel?  i believe jasper committed a
> fix for this yesterday or the day before.

About 3 days old. I'll update once I have some time.
> >Third, clicking "Add new item" 5-10 times will eventually give me a
> >segfault. Backtrace follows (I think, I ain't to familiar with this
> >gdb thing).
> >
> >
> hmm, from the BT, looks like it's my plugin's fault.  though it's rather
> weird, as it appears to have crashed on the third call to
> g_module_symbol(), which doesn't really make sense considering the two
> prior calls are basically identical.  i can't reproduce this here
> (clicked add item about 20 times, no problem), so i don't know what to
> tell you.  heh, looks like i also made a typo in the function name when
> i first wrote it, and then perpetuated it via autocompletion.  funny.

Which plugin is yours - the volume applet? 

Funny, I just now tried to cause it to happen and it's vanished.
Happened about 10 times, with X restarts and reboots previous to me
reporting it. If I can get it to happen again, I'll remove everything
and start adding plugin's back till the problem returns.



>     -brian
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