Windowmaker crashes when kplayer is finished

Doug Barton dougb at
Fri Apr 1 14:56:46 PST 2005

Francois Tigeot wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 01, 2005 at 06:40:32PM +0200, Bruno Van Den Bossche wrote:
>>Francois Tigeot wrote:
>>>On Fri, Apr 01, 2005 at 02:15:00AM +0200, Palle Girgensohn wrote:
>>>>Any ideas about this:
>>>I have not encountered the problem with kplayer, but have found
>>>windowmaker-0.91.0 to break qt applications in general. See the details in
>>>this PR:
>>The qt-applications don't freeze as you mention in this PR.  What does 
>>seem to happen is they exist but aren't visible.
>>e.g. when starting psi and then connecting to the jabber server it asks 
>>which profile to use.  However the dialog-window never appears on screen 
>>in WindowMaker.  Pressing return (i.e. selecting the default) makes psi 
>>go on.
>>I assume the same happens in your case.
> I have compiled a new windowmaker-0.91.0 with the new patch-net_wm_icon
> file, and the problem still remains.
> I can howewer confirm, the problem is exactly as you described it:
> applications do not freeze, but they do not receive keyboard and mouse
> input.
> I have configured a key shortcut to maximize the current window with
> wmpref. File/Open Location still reliably "freezed" konqueror as described
> in the PR. I then activated the shortcut and the Open dialog appeared
> fullscreen. I could then close it and continue to interact with konqueror
> normally.
> Thanks for your insight, now I know this is a real bug :)

Unfortunately it's not my insight, it's scottl's. I'm not nearly as smart as 
he is. :)



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