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Home » U++ TheIDE » U++ TheIDE: Compiling, Linking, Debugging of your packages » Wierd: compiling crahes Window Manager!
Wierd: compiling crahes Window Manager! [message #16306] Sat, 07 June 2008 10:42 Go to next message
kamathln is currently offline  kamathln
Messages: 1
Registered: June 2008
Location: Mangalore, India
Junior Member
The strangest thing happened to me. I use Window maker for Window manager. It has given be the most stable performance by not crashing in the last 4 years.

Yesterday, I thought of trying out UPP. . I installed the deb from download section. I opened a example and hit the compile button. Windowmaker simply started restarting over and over again. ( It can fortunately restart itself on crashing and continue to manage existing windows).

THe wierder thing is Theide kept working. Though the Window manager was reloading over and over, I could still press File>Quit in Theide with no problem. and once it quit, everything came back to a sane state. This happens everytime I hit the compile button. I havent tried anything else in Theide. This happens for any example I choose.

My Machine config:
lax@laxtop:~/fbeta$ cat /proc/cpuinfo
processor       : 0
vendor_id       : GenuineIntel
cpu family      : 6
model           : 8
model name      : Pentium III (Coppermine)
stepping        : 3
cpu MHz         : 700.000
cache size      : 256 KB
fdiv_bug        : no
hlt_bug         : no
f00f_bug        : no
coma_bug        : no
fpu             : yes
fpu_exception   : yes
cpuid level     : 2
wp              : yes
flags           : fpu vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 sep mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36 mmx fxsr sse up
bogomips        : 1395.35
clflush size    : 32

lax@laxtop:~/fbeta$ free -m
             total       used       free     shared    buffers     cached
Mem:           123        121          2          0          1         21
-/+ buffers/cache:         98         25
Swap:          191         90        101

lax@laxtop:~/fbeta$ lspci
00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation 440BX/ZX/DX - 82443BX/ZX/DX Host bridge (rev 03)
00:01.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 440BX/ZX/DX - 82443BX/ZX/DX AGP bridge (rev 03)
00:02.0 CardBus bridge: Texas Instruments PCI1450 (rev 03)
00:02.1 CardBus bridge: Texas Instruments PCI1450 (rev 03)
00:03.0 Ethernet controller: 3Com Corporation 3c556B CardBus [Tornado] (rev 20)
00:03.1 Communication controller: 3Com Corporation Mini PCI 56k Winmodem (rev 20)
00:05.0 Multimedia audio controller: Cirrus Logic CS 4614/22/24/30 [CrystalClear SoundFusion Audio Accelerator] (rev 01)
00:07.0 Bridge: Intel Corporation 82371AB/EB/MB PIIX4 ISA (rev 02)
00:07.1 IDE interface: Intel Corporation 82371AB/EB/MB PIIX4 IDE (rev 01)
00:07.2 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82371AB/EB/MB PIIX4 USB (rev 01)
00:07.3 Bridge: Intel Corporation 82371AB/EB/MB PIIX4 ACPI (rev 03)
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: S3 Inc. 86C270-294 Savage/IX-MV (rev 11)


lax@laxtop:~/fbeta$ cat /etc/debian_version
lenny/sid


lax@laxtop:~/fbeta$ dpkg -l wmaker

ii  wmaker                      0.92.0-7                    NeXTSTEP-like window manager for X
Re: Wierd: compiling crahes Window Manager! [message #16312 is a reply to message #16306] Sat, 07 June 2008 15:11 Go to previous messageGo to next message
guido is currently offline  guido
Messages: 169
Registered: April 2006
Experienced Member
Hi,

upp is EWMH compliant. Legacy window manager hints are not generally implemented. More entrenched toolkits implement both, and I think upp should too, but I'm afraid EWMH-compliant WM is a requirement at this point. It may be only a page of trivial code to add for this legacy, but someone needs to get around to do it.

You may still have hit a bug, but we needed debug output (stack trace) to know where to look. Your hardware probably has nothing to do with it.

Guido
Re: Wierd: compiling crahes Window Manager! [message #16318 is a reply to message #16306] Sat, 07 June 2008 18:49 Go to previous message
kodos is currently offline  kodos
Messages: 111
Registered: March 2008
Experienced Member
Hi,

I definitely think that TheIDE is doing some strange things while compiling. I'm using Ubuntu 8.04 with Compiz and while I compile something every 10 seconds or so the titlebar of TheIDE flashes blue. It really doesn't look normal, but more like a display error. I haven't seen this effect with other programs that I use so I think it's U++ problem.

[Updated on: Sat, 07 June 2008 18:51]

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