desktop menu bug

Erik Harrison erikharrison at
Tue Feb 7 03:24:44 CET 2006

On 2/6/06, Brian J. Tarricone <bjt23 at> wrote:
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> On 2/6/2006 6:04 PM, Aaron wrote:
> > As some of you might know, there is a sporadic bug in the desktop menu
> > where the item you select is occasionally not launched. while in 4.2
> > it only happened occasionally, in the current svn, you need to
> > sometimes click 2-3 times before the app will open. also the quit
> > selection takes up to 10 tries to activate.
> Never seen this so frequently.  I've seen it happen sometimes on the
> first item that's executed after xfdesktop starts, but that's it.
> Y'know, we do have a bug tracker...

Brian, with SVN it should be fairly trivial to attach gdb to the
plugin and inspect it's state right? Would the fact that's Aaron's
case is so extreme and repeatable combined with the inspectability of
the new plugin architechture help find the problem at all?

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