Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 52132
Last modified: 2008-05-01 11:38:00 EDT
Description of Problem:
xsnow doesn't snow. or do anything for that matter.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
[spot@zorak spot]$ xsnow -version
This is Xsnow-1.40, November 22nd 1995 by Rick Jansen (firstname.lastname@example.org)
[spot@zorak spot]$ rpm -q xsnow
Steps to Reproduce:
2. watch for snow
much waiting, no snow. no nothing.
snow. possibly a santa, some trees. maybe a reindeer.
strace attached, it seems to be looping endlessly.
Created attachment 28554 [details]
strace log of xsnow
My bad. Forgot that Nautilus takes over the desktop, xsnow is working, just
I'm reopening this bug. Xsnow doesn't work in KDE either (just times out
forever on select()). If RH's going to ship it, it should work with the desktop
environments used by RH....
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 53192 ***