Panel crash on netbsd

Jasper Huijsmans jasper at
Sun Sep 10 12:12:18 CEST 2006

2006/9/10, Benedikt Meurer <benedikt.meurer at>:
> Jasper Huijsmans wrote:
> > Hey all,
> Hey Jasper,
> > I need help with this bug:
> >
> >
> >
> > Benny, if you still have a netbsd system, maybe you could try to
> > reproduce this? Has anyone else seen this?
> Yes, but 1.6, not -current.
> > It looks like some sort of race condition, but I have no idea how to
> > solve it. Maybe someone should look at the code, I may have done
> > something stupid.
> It's not necessarily obvious whats going on with the menu. But have to
> tried to use g_object_add_weak_pointer() to automatically reset the
> variable when the menu is destroyed?

I'll try that.

> On the other hand, a quick look at the source tells me that this is
> hardly the problem, since the panel is crashing on startup.

Unless g_new0 is broken, I do think this is happening. The menu is
also recreated when the icon theme changes, and I bellieve this signal
is also emitted on startup. Anyway, that's my current hypothesis about
what is going on...


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