Wierd Xorg and Fluxbox menu behavior!

Robin Schoonover end at endif.cjb.net
Mon Oct 4 10:34:50 PDT 2004

On Mon, 04 Oct 2004 12:27:37 -0500
jesse marquez <jmarquez at x25.net> wrote:
> Hello all,
>    I'm having a wierd issue with my current setup. I've just recently 
> updated my source and have done build world and all that jazz. I may 
> have done something wrong during mergemaster because now I'm unable to
> run Xorg properly. I've pin pointed the problem to the fluxbox menu. 
> This is all under the user enviorment, I can right click on my mouse
> to pull up the fluxbox menu and I can scroll down with my mouse and
> select any of the first three options(eterm, firefox, run). As soon as
> my mouse goes over one of the listed directories, say for example
> "Terminals ->" , X crashes! The wierd thing about this situation is
> when I use my keyboard arrors instead of my mouse to scroll down the
> fluxbox menu, I'm able to go over the directories and navigate just
> fine! Log files don't say much about it either.......

I see from /var/log/messages here that fluxbox, not X is crashing. I've
noticed that with debugging malloc options enabled using the slit will
crash fluxbox.  Something similar here might be occuring  (maybe try to
disable debugging malloc options (ln -s aj /etc/malloc.conf)? )

Robin Schoonover (aka End)
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