pollux at xfce.org
Sun Mar 14 13:02:22 CET 2004
Le dim 14/03/2004 à 10:49, Brian J. Tarricone a écrit :
> remember a week or 2 ago when i mentioned that some apps being launched
> by the xfdesktop menu were immediately segfaulting? danny followed up,
> saying that even with a mini test program using xfce_exec(), he could
> reproduce the crashing, or he sometimes ended up with apps hanging.
> i've talked to a couple people in #xfce with one or both problems.
> in moving all the menu code into a gmodule, i rewrote large portions of
> it (iirc, the only thing left that i didn't touch is the menuspec
> stuff). the crashes are still there. edscott mentioned using electric
> fence to try to catch any possible illegal memory references, but it
> didn't come up with anything.
> here's the weird part. for me, the only two apps that crash (so far)
> from the menu are gedit and gnome-terminal.
i've the same problem with firefox (and previously firebird) and
evolution (and even when launching it with xfrun4); really weird, i
"fixed" the problem by setting "term=yes" in the menu but it's annoying.
> _but_, they only crash
> sometimes. if i have a gnome-terminal or gedit window already open
> (launched from eterm or the panel), and i try to run either from the
> menu, they load fine. this somewhat makes sense, since i believe both
> of them first check for running instances and have the already-running
> instance spawn another window. now the odd thing. if gedit is open,
> and i run gnome-terminal from the menu, gnome-terminal runs
> successfully. (the reverse also works.) this is really bizarre.
> mantaz (from #xfce) said he's seeing danny's problem of apps hanging
> without starting... this doesn't appear to be just xfdesktop either.
> jimmiejaz said gaim crashes if he runs it from the panel, but not from a
> the one constant (so far) seems to be that running things from xfrun4
> works fine.
seems not :-(
> i'm not sure what to do. i'm tempted to just ignore it for the time
> being, in the hopes that it will magically fix itself when something
> else gets fixed/changes. but it really bothers me...
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Jean-François Wauthy <pollux at xfce.org>
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