Programs crash when changing orientation of xfce4-panel

Enrico Tröger enrico.troeger at
Mon Dec 4 21:59:16 CET 2006

On Mon, 04 Dec 2006 21:10:40 +0100, Olivier Fourdan <fourdan at>

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> Enrico Tröger wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > just while trying to find a bug in my xfce4-dict-plugin I changed
> > the orientation of xfce4-panel(from vertical left to horizontal
> > bottom and reverse) several times and I noticed that Sylpheed and
> > Geany crashed sometimes.
> >
> > I started then Geany in gdb to get some more information and I got:
> >
> > The program 'geany' received an X Window System error.
> > This probably reflects a bug in the program.
> [...]
> > I'm not sure if this is an X bug, something in xfce4-panel or even
> > xfwm4. So I post here before spam into bugzilla.
>   "This probably reflects a bug in the program"
That isn't what I wanted to hear ;-).

> What could make you think that the bug is in xfce panel or xfwm4 if
> the applications dies?
Because it happened on two different applications.

> I believe the message tells you the truth, the bug is in the
> applications that crashes, or maybe in gtk+.
Ok, I will do some further investigations tomorrow and post the results.
Let's hope we are both wrong and it's indeed a bug in GTK.


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