Wierd Xorg and Fluxbox menu behavior!

Jeremy Messenger mezz7 at cox.net
Mon Oct 4 11:23:08 PDT 2004

On Mon, 04 Oct 2004 12:08:52 -0600, Scott Long <scottl at FreeBSD.org> wrote:

> 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.

Done by Andreas Kohn back in Aug 8:



> Scott

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