Bug 200149 - gnome-panel doesn't exit cleanly when X server dies
Summary: gnome-panel doesn't exit cleanly when X server dies
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Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-panel   
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Version: rawhide
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Ray Strode [halfline]
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Blocks: FC6Blocker
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2006-07-25 18:42 UTC by Ray Strode [halfline]
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:11 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-07-26 18:07:38 UTC
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Description Ray Strode [halfline] 2006-07-25 18:42:36 UTC
gnome-panel gets stuck if the X server is killed from under it.

It seems like SIGPIPE has been set to SIG_IGN and so it doesn't die appropriately. 

The stack trace looks bogus, but it could be there is some atexit handler doing
bad things or something.

Comment 1 Ray Strode [halfline] 2006-07-26 15:21:28 UTC
So alex, kevin, and I looked at this today.  It turns out there is an atexit
handler setup by ORBit to do shutdown.  This results in panel_applet_frame
noticing its connection with the applet died and trying to pop up a dialog
asking if we'd like to reload the applet.  Popping up the dialog results in an X
round trip (because somewhere in the stack we call gdk_x11_get_server_time) and
this makes us spin.

Comment 2 Deji Akingunola 2006-08-14 15:17:58 UTC
This still happens (to me) on FC6-Test2, fully updated to rawhide as of 2006-8-13.
gnome-panel has been crashing a lot lately, and each time it does I have to
Ctrl-Alt-Bkspace to get back at login screen and re-login. But then the gnome
panel wouldn't start claiming another instance is running. I have to drop to
tty1 and kill the defunct gnome-panel there before I could proceed.

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