Bug 78003 - Galeon opens window on wrong display when used simultaneously from multiple displays
Summary: Galeon opens window on wrong display when used simultaneously from multiple d...
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: galeon
Version: 8.0
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Christopher Blizzard
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Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2002-11-17 07:14 UTC by sdh4
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:38 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-11-17 07:14:44 UTC

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Description sdh4 2002-11-17 07:14:38 UTC
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 Galeon/1.2.6 (X11; Linux i686; U;) Gecko/20020830

Description of problem:
If I have galeon running on one display, then log in from a second display and
try to run galeon, the window is opened on the first display. 

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
0. galeon &
1. Xnest :5 &
2. setenv DISPLAY :5
3. galeon &

Actual Results:  Galeon issued the message:
Message: Galeon already running, using existing process
and opened up a window on the root display

Expected Results:  Galeon should have opened a window within the Xnest display. 

Additional info:

Comment 1 Christopher Blizzard 2002-11-18 17:27:18 UTC
I think that galeon uses factories to create new instances, instead of basing it
on the display.

I'm not going to fix it but it if it gets fixed upstream I'll take it.

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