xfce4-session broken

Benedikt Meurer benedikt.meurer at unix-ag.uni-siegen.de
Sat Mar 13 10:34:55 CET 2004

Benedikt Meurer wrote:
> Olivier Fourdan wrote:
>> xfce4-session crashes on logout. Instead of displaying the "quit"
>> dialog, it crashes and the session dies as soon as the wuit butto nget
>> pressed.
>> The following error is logged:
>> (xfce4-session:5828): GLib-GObject-WARNING **: g_object_set_valist:
>> construct property "type" for object `GtkDialog' can't be set after
>> construction
>> Gdk-ERROR **: The program 'xfce4-session' received an X Window System
>> error.
>> This probably reflects a bug in the program.
>> The error was 'BadMatch (invalid parameter attributes)'.
>>   (Details: serial 2832 error_code 8 request_code 42 minor_code 0)
>>   (Note to programmers: normally, X errors are reported asynchronously;
>>    that is, you will receive the error a while after causing it.
>>    To debug your program, run it with the --sync command line
>>    option to change this behavior. You can then get a meaningful
>>    backtrace from your debugger if you break on the gdk_x_error()
>> function.)
>> aborting...
> xfce4-session is currently broken in another way as well, since it does 
> not always restore the session, but I haven't figured out so far.
> Anyway, back to your problem: Are you using Gtk 2.3? Maybe they changed 
> the semantics for the window type property. Please try to verify it by 
> uncommenting the line from xfce4-session/shutdown.c.

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