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Re: running gimp causes any window moves to lock up the system



On Mon, 13 Apr 2009, Robert P. J. Day wrote:

>
>   ok, time for another bug report that i'm sure i'm the only one
> seeing. :-)
>
>   on a fully-updated f11 beta system, i can drag windows all over my
> desktop and, when i'm doing the drag to a new location, the cursor is
> temporarily the tilted square with four smaller squares inside it.  so
> far, so good?
>
>   i just happened to start gimp and opened a png file, and never even
> had time to start editing it when i tried to drag a window out of the
> way, at which point the system locked up, leaving me with the square
> cursor that i could still control, but everything else frozen.
>
>   after rebooting, i verified that i could open multiple xterms and
> drag them all over the place.  then started gimp, tried to drag and
> ... hang.  exactly the same way.  tested this two more times,
> *exactly* the same result.
>
>   anyone else seeing this?  i don't even have to *do* anything in gimp
> -- it's just having it running that makes moving *anything* on the
> desktop cause the system to hang.  thoughts?

  after verifying this one more time, i've bugzilla'ed it:

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=495454

i have no idea whether this is related specifically to gimp or whether
it's more widespread.  all i can say is that it's the only app that's
caused this behaviour in this way.

rday
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Robert P. J. Day                               Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA

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