erikharrison at gmail.com
Mon Sep 27 05:54:21 CEST 2004
On Sun, 26 Sep 2004 15:48:31 -0700, Brian J. Tarricone
<bjt23 at cornell.edu> wrote:
> well, it is... as you might guess... at times not finding the menu file
> or the regged categories file, which is odd, since they're installed to
> a system location (but you can copy them to a user location to edit
> them). do you have the files $sysconfdir/xdg/xfce4/desktop/menu.xml and
> $sysconfdir/xdg/xfce4/desktop/xfce-registered-categories.xml? if not,
> you have an installation problem, otherwise, there's something wrong
> with my code that looks for the files.
Depends on what the default values for $sysconfdir are. *rummages*
Yes, I have /usr/etc/xdg/xfce4/desktop/xfce-registered-categories.xml.
In fact, if I kill xfdesktop, and move the file, xfdesktop continues
Just a fluke I guess. Since xfdesktop just suddenly started working
again, as my previous email said, it's probably best to let it slide.
> Erik Harrison wrote:
> >Okay, I did this several times, always getting the same error. So I
> >sent the email. Then I said "God I'm stupid. I should get a
> >So I ran xfdesktop under GDB. I have made absolutely no changes since
> >I sent the previous email (except I possibly opened and close the MCS
> >dialog for xfdesktop). xfdesktop runs in gdb, and works fine, except
> >it spits out these errors
> >** (xfdesktop:12412): CRITICAL **: xfdesktop: Could not locate a
> >registered categories file
> >After running xfdesktop in gdb, I could run it outside of gdb with no
> >error at all.
> >I'm flumoxed.
> >On Sun, 26 Sep 2004 16:47:35 -0400, Erik Harrison
> ><erikharrison at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>I accidentally killed xfdektop.. Restarting it sets the root window,
> >>then segfaults
> >>** (xfdesktop:12372): WARNING **: xfdesktop: Could not locate a menu
> >>definition file
> >>Segmentation fault
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