Wierd Xorg and Fluxbox menu behavior!

jesse marquez jmarquez at x25.net
Mon Oct 4 11:02:05 PDT 2004

Robin Schoonover wrote:

>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)? )

ln -s aj /etc/malloc.conf  <---- Worked! thanks! :D I'm I gonna have to do this everytime I update my systems source?

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