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Re: long time firefox & thunderbird problems

On Sun, Aug 16, 2009 at 7:32 AM, Jan
Danielsson<> wrote:
> matthew sporleder wrote:
> [---]
>> I remember a tiny and blank window used to show up in firefox on osx
>> as like an off-screen controller or something.
>   Yes, it has some title which indicates that it's some proxy window of
> some sorts.
>> Using gimp to remedy
>> your problem makes me suspect something in your gtk environment more
>> than your firefox/thunderbird environment.
>   Yes, that's what I thought in the beginning; some gtk heap getting
> corrupted, or something. But considering I've gone through different
> versions of gtk, and I couldn't find any referenced to anyone else
> having this particular problem. I started believing it was some software
> combination I had. I was foolish enough not to blame WindowMaker ("since
> only firefox and thunderbird are affected, it can't be WindowMaker", I
> was thinking). But it appears to have been just that.
>> Have you tried ktruss-ing your invocation of firefox and seeing where it 
>> stops?
>   Yes, but I currently don't remember where exactly. I may check and
> file a PR, just for the record. But I've simply abandoned WindowMaker
> for now, and it seems to have helped.

Amazing.  Good luck with xfce or openbox or whatever you're using now.  :)

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