[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#477622: Bug#477622: xfce4-xfapplet: xfapplet process does not die when X server is killed

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at debian.org
Thu Apr 24 05:51:33 UTC 2008

forwarded #477622 http://bugzilla.xfce.org/show_bug.cgi?id=4037
On mer, 2008-04-23 at 18:32 -0700, Andrzej Novak wrote:
> For a more specific example, I use xfapplet with tomboy and uim. If I
> ever need to kill the X server rather than logging out
> normally---normal
> logout does not cause problem on subsequent login---then xfapplet
> process persists after X server is dead (with PPID of 1), and
> consequently, tomboy and uim processes keep running as well, and when
> I
> log in the next time, the new xfapplet process has difficulty
> launching
> another instance of tomboy process.

Hmhm, yeah, I can understand the problem. I don't use xfapplet plugin at
all so I can't really tell if it happens there. As xfapplet is a gnome
alien in Xfce panel, there may be reasons for this.

If you kill the panel, do you reproduce this?

Anyway, I've reported this upstream, stay tuned.

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