[openbox] [ANNOUNCE] Openbox-3.0-rc3 released

Mike logan at dct.com
Thu Oct 9 18:38:38 EDT 2003

Hm, anyone losing windows when openbox is restarted? I run rxvt, then Menu -> Restart, and it's gone.

My console shows some segfaults, one specifically with an assertion failed on 'hash_table != NULL', happened after doing a few restarts in a row (while trying to figure out why windows are disappearing). The majorty give no explanation.

Unfortunately, I run with ulimit -c 0. I cannot exit X at the moment, so I can fix that for consistent coredumps.

Fortunately I use a function in my ~/.xinitrc to start up the window manager (in case it crashes), so it restarts in 5 seconds. The 5 second wait allowed me to restart openbox in a ulimit -c unlimited term and get a core, which coincidentally disappeared when it started back up, so I'm back to my restart function. :P

(gdb) bt
#0  0x403da641 in kill () from /lib/libc.so.6
#1  0x4023b4d1 in pthread_kill () from /lib/libpthread.so.0
#2  0x4023b7db in raise () from /lib/libpthread.so.0
#3  0x403da3f4 in raise () from /lib/libc.so.6
#4  0x403db95b in abort () from /lib/libc.so.6
#5  0x08061d1e in sighandler (sig=11) at openbox/mainloop.c:435
#6  0x4023e695 in __pthread_sighandler () from /lib/libpthread.so.0
#7  <signal handler called>
#8  0x00000022 in ?? ()
#9  0x400ed95a in g_hash_table_remove () from /usr/lib/libglib-2.0.so.0
#10 0x402b76f8 in RrColorFree (c=0x8168f00) at render/color.c:91
#11 0x402bd019 in RrAppearanceFree (a=0x80984f8) at render/render.c:253
#12 0x402c0872 in RrThemeFree (theme=0x8097380) at render/theme.c:1075
#13 0x08065e6f in main (argc=1, argv=0xbffffaa4) at openbox/openbox.c:292

I've also noticed the past two release, openbox seems to pause for upwards of 5 or 10 seconds on *some* restarts. Which could be related to g_usleep() calls in replace_wm().

I've not done any patching in the last two releases, so it shouldn't be me.

Help! D: hehe

On Thursday, October 09, 2003 at 03:56PM, Ben Jansens wrote:
>Howdy folks,
>Once again it is time to announce a release!
>From the webpage:
>Not to run this release candidate cycle forever, but another release
>candidate is now available for testing!
>Since rc2 a number of bugs were fixed. The most visible change is the focus
>cycling indicator. A visible box is now used in place of simply hilighting
>the window decorations. This make cycling to windows that are hidden behind
>other windows much nicer!
>The release can be found here:

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