Bug#448359: window list applet hangs

Walter Landry wlandry at caltech.edu
Wed Dec 24 08:07:46 UTC 2008

Package: gnome-panel
Version: 2.20.3-5
Followup-For: Bug #448359


Since I did not see any followup to the original bug, this is a 
confirmation that it does exist.  I recently installed Lenny on my
machine and all that I have to do is open about nine windows and the 
whole panel freezes.  As mentioned earlier, a workaround is to 
change the window list preferences to allow grouping of windows.  At 
this point, the best course of action might be to change the default 
preference so that users do not run into this simply by opening up a 
bunch of windows.

Walter Landry
wlandry at caltech.edu

-- System Information:
Debian Release: 5.0
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (500, 'testing')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash

Versions of packages gnome-panel depends on:
ii  gnome-about                2.22.3-2      The GNOME about box
ii  gnome-control-center       1:  utilities to configure the GNOME d
ii  gnome-desktop-data         2.22.3-2      Common files for GNOME 2 desktop a
ii  gnome-menus                2.22.2-4      an implementation of the freedeskt
ii  gnome-panel-data           2.20.3-5      common files for the GNOME Panel
ii  libatk1.0-0                1.22.0-1      The ATK accessibility toolkit
ii  libbonobo2-0               2.22.0-1      Bonobo CORBA interfaces library
ii  libbonoboui2-0             2.22.0-1      The Bonobo UI library
ii  libc6                      2.7-16        GNU C Library: Shared libraries
ii  libcairo2                  1.6.4-7       The Cairo 2D vector graphics libra
ii  libdbus-glib-1-2           0.76-1        simple interprocess messaging syst
ii  libecal1.2-7               2.22.3-1.1    Client library for evolution calen
ii  libedataserver1.2-9        2.22.3-1.1    Utility library for evolution data
ii  libedataserverui1.2-8      2.22.3-1.1    GUI utility library for evolution 
ii  libgconf2-4                2.22.0-1      GNOME configuration database syste
ii  libglade2-0                1:2.6.2-1     library to load .glade files at ru
ii  libglib2.0-0               2.16.6-1      The GLib library of C routines
ii  libgnome-desktop-2         2.22.3-2      Utility library for loading .deskt
ii  libgnome-menu2             2.22.2-4      an implementation of the freedeskt
ii  libgnome2-0          The GNOME 2 library - runtime file
ii  libgnomeui-0         The GNOME 2 libraries (User Interf
ii  libgnomevfs2-0             1:2.22.0-5    GNOME Virtual File System (runtime
ii  libgtk2.0-0                2.12.11-4     The GTK+ graphical user interface 
ii  liborbit2                  1:2.14.13-0.1 libraries for ORBit2 - a CORBA ORB
ii  libpanel-applet2-0         2.20.3-5      library for GNOME Panel applets
ii  libpango1.0-0              1.20.5-3      Layout and rendering of internatio
ii  libwnck22                  2.22.3-1      Window Navigator Construction Kit 
ii  libx11-6                   2:1.1.5-2     X11 client-side library
ii  libxau6                    1:1.0.3-3     X11 authorisation library
ii  menu-xdg                   0.3           freedesktop.org menu compliant win

Versions of packages gnome-panel recommends:
ii  alacarte                      0.11.5-1   easy GNOME menu editing tool
ii  evolution-data-server         2.22.3-1.1 evolution database backend server
ii  gnome-applets                 2.22.3-3   Various applets for GNOME 2 panel 
ii  gnome-icon-theme              2.22.0-1   GNOME Desktop icon theme
ii  gnome-session                 2.22.3-2   The GNOME 2 Session Manager

Versions of packages gnome-panel suggests:
ii  gnome-system-tools      2.22.0-3         Cross-platform configuration utili
ii  gnome-terminal [x-termi 2.22.3-3         The GNOME 2 terminal emulator appl
ii  gnome-user-guide [gnome 2.22.1-1         GNOME user's guide
ii  konsole [x-terminal-emu 4:3.5.9.dfsg.1-6 X terminal emulator for KDE
ii  nautilus                2.20.0-7         file manager and graphical shell f
ii  xterm [x-terminal-emula 235-1            X terminal emulator
ii  yelp                    2.22.1-8+b1      Help browser for GNOME 2

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