Wierd Xorg and Fluxbox menu behavior!

Scott Long scottl at FreeBSD.org
Mon Oct 4 11:09:54 PDT 2004

jesse marquez wrote:
> Robin Schoonover wrote:
>> On Mon, 04 Oct 2004 12:27:37 -0500
>> jesse marquez <jmarquez at x25.net> wrote:
>>> Hello all,
>>> FreeBSD 6.0-CURRENT
>>>   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?

No, this pseudo-file is persistent.  However, it points to bugs in the
fluxbox source code that you might want to report to the authors.


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