Bug 44178 - gnomecc locks up
gnomecc locks up
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: control-center (Show other bugs)
7.3
alpha Linux
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Assigned To: Jonathan Blandford
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2001-06-11 19:24 EDT by Michal Jaegermann
Modified: 2013-04-02 00:15 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-06-12 17:05:25 EDT
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Description Michal Jaegermann 2001-06-11 19:24:45 EDT
Description of Problem:
An attempt to customize in Control Center any of "Appearance",
"Focus behaviour" or "Matched windows" for Sawfish simply locks up
control-center.  Clicking on other entries at least produces something
in a panel on the right beyond a gray background.

Control Center at least can be killed and restarted after such lockup.


How Reproducible:
Reliably

Steps to Reproduce:
Just do it.

Additional information:
Starting "bare" sawfish and picking up Customize->Appearance from
a sawfish menu has exactly the same effect only killing is harder. :-)
One has to open a terminal and find out that 'gnomecc' is a faulty
party.
Comment 1 Michal Jaegermann 2001-06-12 17:05:21 EDT
I have no idea what changed but if yesterday I was not able to avoid this
problem then today I cannot make it happen.  There was no additional software
installed and I tried different kernels.  Sigh!
Comment 2 Jonathan Blandford 2001-07-23 15:22:12 EDT
It's been changed to work better in Rawhide, too.  There was some flakyness in
the multi-capplet code.

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