[openbox] firefox >40.0.3 hangs when started from a <keybind>

Ian Zimmerman itz at buug.org
Wed Jan 6 13:08:22 EST 2016

On 2016-01-06 12:49 +0100, Louis-David Mitterrand wrote:

> After upgrading iceweasel (on debian/unstable) beyond 40.0.3 it hangs
> indefinitely after displaying its main window when started with that
> keybind:
> <keybind key="W-f">
>   <action name="Execute">
> 	<execute>/usr/bin/iceweasel</execute>
>   </action>
> </keybind>
> However it works fine when started from ~/.xession or from the command
> line of a terminal.
> Any idea?

I would begin by writing a trivial wrapper script and making openbox
execute the script.

If that doesn't provide a clue, start adding instrumentation to the
script, such as stderr redirection, strace, and so on.

I assume you've filed a Debian bug already.

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