desktop menu bug

Brian J. Tarricone bjt23 at
Tue Feb 7 03:35:14 CET 2006

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On 2/6/2006 6:24 PM, Erik Harrison wrote:
> On 2/6/06, Brian J. Tarricone <bjt23 at> wrote:
> 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?

Not really.  It has nothing to do with the new plugin architecture.
IIRC it's always done this, though so infrequently for me I gave up
trying to track it down.  And I can't really debug what I can't
reproduce reliably.


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