Bug#859262: Re: freezes Orca screen reader

Joanmarie Diggs jdiggs at igalia.com
Wed Apr 19 20:35:29 UTC 2017

On 04/19/2017 04:28 PM, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> Niels Thykier, on mer. 19 avril 2017 20:19:00 +0000, wrote:
>> Time to hunt for some dbus experts who can tell us why a process might
>> fail to respond to a ping.
> Well, the application could simply be busy doing other stuff, like
> processing huge packages lists for synaptic.  And that's not a reason
> for Orca to freeze, for me that's the most important bug to fix: Orca
> shouldn't rely on applications behaving correctly.

Orca knows better than to do that. ;) There may be yet another bad
behavior that it's failing to handle.

Please send me a full debug.out, captured from Orca master or Orca
3.24.x (i.e. current stable). Instructions here:


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