RC1 : problem + QA items

purslow at sympatico.ca purslow at sympatico.ca
Wed Nov 17 11:36:44 CET 2004

041117 Brian J. Tarricone wrote:
> On 11/17/04 01:36, purslow at sympatico.ca wrote:
>> there's  1  serious problem with RC1 :
>> Gtk-based apps have dialog boxes which are too narrow to read
>> (Gqview, Galeon, Gkrellm config, GVim search, XF printing; ok on KDE).
>> i suspect that i need to remerge  >= 1  package(s) on Gentoo,
>> but before i try things at random, does anyone have a specific solution ?
> this doesn't sound like it has anything to do with xfce.  gtk theme issue?

thanx for the response.  it has to be something to do with Xfce,
as it doesn't happen on KDE: when i exit Xfce, then immediately start KDE,
the Gtk apps start (or i can start them) & the dialog lines are ok.

i remerged Gtk-engines & Gtk-engines-xfce , which seem to be the Gtk items
which i had not recently updated, & the problem remains.  of course,
i used BH's uninstaller & installer to reinstall Xfce & rebooted.

this has happened before & it's been cured by recompiling things,
but i'ld rather not go thro' everything just in the hope something will work.

anyone else have suggestions ?  meanwhile, i can check forums & Google.

>> (2) at start-up, Gkrellm2 is missing the bottom few lines,
>> but this is corrected when you leave the desktop & later return there.
> same as above.

this doesn't seem to be happening regularly, at least not this start-up,
but the session manager is not a well-polished product yet.

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