Bug caching xfce4-menu

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at debian.org
Sun Jan 31 02:34:46 CET 2010

On 18/01/2010 08:59, Gregoire Gentil wrote:
> Hello,
> There is a small problem in the caching of the submenus of xfce4 start
> menu. When the first event (mouseover or click) on an item of a xfce4
> start menu is detected, the submenu doesn't appear. The sub-menu only
> appears on the detection of a second event.
> It's quite challenging to reproduce the problem with a mouse because
> while moving the pointer, one creates many mouseover events and the
> second event mentioned above comes immediately. Nevertheless, it's
> possible to see a delay (probably around 0.1s) before the submenu
> appears.
> The problem is that I'm using a touchscreen interface and then having
> just the first event is something that happens much frequently.
> It's worth mentioning that this problem occurs only the first time. Once
> the submenu has been loaded, it appears even on a first mouseover or
> click event.
> Very last, this problem doesn't occur with a standard gtk+ submenu. It
> also seems that xfce4 menu uses the libxfcegui4 menu. So I guess that
> the problem relies in libxfcegui4. Any idea where I should look for to
> fix this problem?

As said on irc, I'm not sure the problem lies in libxfcegui4. It might
be more in libxfce4menu or xfdesktop, though I don't really know where.

Jannis, would you have an idea about that?


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