Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 488773
imsettings-applet takes 10% CPU load after upgrading to libgxim-0.3.2-4.fc10
Last modified: 2009-11-24 00:47:58 EST
Created attachment 334166 [details]
X session errors caused by enabling SCIM
Description of problem:
After updating libgxim to release 0.3.2-4.fc10, xterm shows some regression: when running a program with a noticeable amount of text output (e.g. 'ls -R /'), then imsettings-applet starts grabbing a significant amount of CPU share of up to 10%. Note that SCIM is disabled at this point.
After opening GNOME menu item "Input Method" and enabling SCIM which is disabled by default, xterm does not accept any input from the keyboard anymore unlike gnome-terminal which continues to do so.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Open GNOME session.
2. Start a program in an xterm window producing text output.
3. Run 'top' in a different window.
4. Open "Input Method" from GNOME menu and enable SCIM.
- Noticeable CPU load caused by imsettings-applet.
- Xterm unresponsive after enabling SCIM via "Input Method" dialog window.
Normal behaviour of xterm just as gnome-terminal.
Reverting libgxim to release 0.3.1-1.fc10 allows to restore normal operation.
Changed a summary to keep CPU load issue only on track here. see Bug #488877 for no response issue.
No improvement after updating to imsettings-0.105.1-4.fc10.
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