Probably bug in xfdesktop

Enrico Tröger enrico.troeger at
Thu Aug 3 10:27:18 CEST 2006

On Thu, 03 Aug 2006 08:11:02 +0200, Yves-Alexis Perez
<corsac at> wrote:

> On Thu, 2006-08-03 at 00:12 +0200, Enrico Tröger wrote:
> > Unfortunately, I don't know the reason why it forgets his state. It
> > happens irregularly, perhaps 3-4 times a month. 
> Maybe it crashes on the background, you don't notice it (since the
> wallpaper on the root window stays), and when you logout your session
> is saved without xfdesktop.
> The crash may be linked to xfdesktop memory leak ([1]) or other
Maybe, but I'm not sure. At least I didn't notice some unusual memory
usage of xfdesktop as in the bugreports mentioned.

> things. Is your sessions lasting a lot of time ?
Not really, usually some hours. Perhaps 4-5 sometimes more, but not
more than 10 hours.


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