desktop menu bug
aaronf0 at gmail.com
Tue Feb 7 22:14:18 CET 2006
any hints on how to debug it? as its quite frequent over here, so i
can attach a monitor to it, and mail logs, or anything else.
On 2/6/06, Brian J. Tarricone <bjt23 at cornell.edu> wrote:
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> On 2/6/2006 6:24 PM, Erik Harrison wrote:
> > On 2/6/06, Brian J. Tarricone <bjt23 at cornell.edu> 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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