Re: [dwm] slock fails

From: Denis Grelich <>
Date: Thu, 28 Jun 2007 18:28:17 +0200

On Tue, 26 Jun 2007 05:48:32 -0500
G David Modica <> wrote:

> When I invoke slock via dmenu while in an active tag, the screen
> blanks for a scecond and then unlocks. The same thing happens if I
> invoke slock from a terminal.
> If I invoke slock via dmenu while in an inactive tag (viewing the X
> root window), it works as expected.
> I am using dwm-4.2 patch with bstack, but get the same result when I
> use plain dwm-4.2.
> Any ideas?

I have similar experiences regularly. I can't alway reproduce them, but
it's there.
slock seems to segfault sometimes. I didn't bother looking into it yet,
but it's definitely a problem for a security related app.
Received on Thu Jun 28 2007 - 18:29:49 UTC

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