Bug 8598 - kpanel busy loops when viewing' GNOME' menu
kpanel busy loops when viewing' GNOME' menu
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kdebase (Show other bugs)
6.2
i386 Linux
medium Severity high
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Assigned To: Bernhard Rosenkraenzer
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Reported: 2000-01-19 04:59 EST by Tim Waugh
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-01-19 10:21:00 EST
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Description Tim Waugh 2000-01-19 04:59:53 EST
Custom installation with both GNOME and KDE installed.
Click on K menu, go to 'GNOME' -- everything stops; can't do any window manager stuff, can't even change VT(!).
Logging in remotely reveals that kpanel is always running, and doing this:
access("gmc", F_OK) = ENOENT
access("gmc", F_OK) = ENOENT

Its cwd is my home directory, and there is indeed no gmc.  I make one.
access("gnome-run", F_OK) = ENOENT
access("gnome-run", F_OK) = ENOENT

I make one of those too.  Then everything 'unsticks'.  Until I look at some of the submenus. ;-)
access("gedit", F_OK) = ENOENT
access("gedit", F_OK) = ENOENT

I make one of those too, and everything is fine.
Comment 1 Bernhard Rosenkraenzer 2000-01-19 10:21:59 EST
Fixed in b2

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