Subject: Re: Strange xterm behavior in gnome
To: walt <>
From: Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/04/2005 20:42:53
On Tue, 04 Jan 2005 11:30:50 -0800
walt <> wrote:

> Could I ask you gnome users to try to reproduce this problem for me:
> In the 'Actions' menu click 'Run application..' and type in 'xterm'.
> I see the xterm come up just fine, but when I try to close the xterm
> it hangs forever and chews up lots of CPU cycles instead of closing.
> I only run -current, so I can't say if this is a gnome problem or a
> -current problem.

Not here.  -current too.

Are you using xorg with xcompmgr or something like that?  The other day
I tried xorg with transparencies enabled in xfce and could see that
behavior (xterm didn't die on close).


Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
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