Re: [wmii] blocking on 'wmiir read /event'

From: Kris Maglione <>
Date: Tue, 20 Jun 2006 17:44:51 -0400

On Wed, Jun 21, 2006 at 12:14:35AM +1000, Chris Foster wrote:
>On Tue, Jun 20, 2006 at 11:56:40PM +1000, Chris Foster wrote:
>> > Is the server run by a different user?
>> No, it's running under my user. I *can* get it working if I play with
>> xhost (or, presumably xauth), but since these involve having access to
>> the display already, I can't do this to the copy which is currently
>> displaying the bug.
>Actually, I've managed to get a copy of wmii running and displaying the
>bug, while adding "xhost +localhost" to wmiirc. This fixes the access
>problem. Now I find that the modmaps are definitely the same, since
>$ diff <(xmodmap -pm -display :0) <(xmodmap -pm -display :2)
>shows no differences. :0 is the correctly working instance, and :2 is
>the newly broken instance.
>Note: I acheieved the bug this time by randomly changing the wmiirc, and
>just to show it really is totally random, the thing which set the bug
>off in this case was changing the colours from the default to the acme
>colours. This *really* shouldn't have any effect!
>What a weird bug.
It seems likely to me that the changes are not even necessary but restarting
your wmiirc causes the problem. I can't even begin to guess how to duplicate
this, but it's likely that the problem no longer exists in tip since much of
the code that it would involve has been completely rewritten.

Kris Maglione
What the hell, go ahead and put all your eggs in one basket.
Received on Tue Jun 20 2006 - 23:45:25 UTC

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