Kicker crash with compiz

Aaron J. Seigo aseigo at
Thu May 25 17:34:39 BST 2006

On Thursday 25 May 2006 09:43, Andras Mantia wrote:
> On Thursday 25 May 2006 17:30, Aaron J. Seigo wrote:
> > On Thursday 25 May 2006 03:10, Andras Mantia wrote:
> > > My question: can this really happen or the problem is at completely
> > > different place, just that it appears here?
> >
> >
> The backtraces aren't the same, but it might be the same bug.

the last frame is different, yes, but the lead up to it is the same. i'd 
expect it to be the same issue.

> > it's a very old bug and i'm not sure what the problem is exactly.
> > since i've not been able to reproduce it and the code -looks- good
> > i've been stymied by it. but it does exist. debugging help welcome.
> Well, valgind could help. ;-) Let's see if I can run kicker inside it.
> Also with compiz this is very reproduceable, so if you upgrade your
> desktop SUSE to 10.1, enable xgl & compiz, try to play with kppp or
> some other app that docks into the systray.

suse 10.1 on my desktop machine has been an unmitigated disaster so far and i 
don't have a graphics card in it that can do xgl/compiz anyways. =(

in any case, if you do manage to get useful valgrind output, i'd be very 
interested in looking over it with you =)

Aaron J. Seigo
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