Re: [dev] [bug] wmii segfaults on sudo wireshark

From: Tom Kazimiers <>
Date: Sat, 15 Jan 2011 17:23:36 +0100


On Fri, Jan 14, 2011 at 04:29:00PM +0100, Marc Weber wrote:
> Excerpts from dtk's message of Fri Jan 14 16:13:34 +0100 2011:
> > Can anybody confirm this behaviour?
> No.

Me neither, here it works fine. I am running Arch 64bit, wireshark
1.4.3, Lua 5.1.4 and Simple as display manager (if of interest).

> Putting wmii into a loop:
> while :; do
> wmii
> done
> helps not loosing state somehow. Here it recovers tags etc.

I use sth. similar from Sunaku's wmiirc readme file:

while true; do
        ck-launch-session dbus-launch wmii
        xmessage 'Restart the Window Manager?' \
                 -buttons 'Yes:1,No:0' -center \
                 -default 'Yes' -timeout 30 \
        && break

This doesn't force an automatic restart upon quitting (you can select

But anyhow, from time to time I encounter a crash of which I don't
know from where it comes, too. I should look out for a backtrace, too.


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