[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#636479: xfdesktop4: invoking context menu on desktop icons takes several seconds

Ibragimov Rinat ibragimovrinat at mail.ru
Wed Aug 3 10:48:37 UTC 2011

Subject: xfdesktop4: invoking context menu on desktop icons takes several seconds
Package: xfdesktop4
Version: 4.8.2-1
Severity: minor

Invoking context menu (usually with right mouse button) takes
several seconds. I noticed that before menu opens some disk
activity occur. I've ran `strace -e open' on xfdesktop and found
about 292 open syscalls every time! 56 of them were creating new
files with names like '/tmp/gdkpixbuf-xpm-tmp.YMNKZV'. And these
files read on every menu display. I suppose it's related to
application submenu that contains every software launcher

Such delays are very annoying.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: wheezy/sid
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (500, 'testing'), (50, 'unstable')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=ru_RU.utf8, LC_CTYPE=ru_RU.utf8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages xfdesktop4 depends on:
ii  exo-utils                     0.6.2-1    Utility files for libexo
ii  libc6                         2.13-10    Embedded GNU C Library: Shared lib
ii  libcairo2                     1.10.2-6   The Cairo 2D vector graphics libra
ii  libdbus-1-3                   1.4.12-5   simple interprocess messaging syst
ii  libdbus-glib-1-2              0.94-4     simple interprocess messaging syst
ii  libexo-1-0                    0.6.2-1    Library with extensions for Xfce
ii  libgarcon-1-0                 0.1.8-1    freedesktop.org compliant menu imp
ii  libgdk-pixbuf2.0-0            2.23.5-2   GDK Pixbuf library
ii  libglib2.0-0                  2.28.6-1   The GLib library of C routines
ii  libgtk2.0-0                   2.24.4-3   The GTK+ graphical user interface 
ii  libnotify1 [libnotify1-gtk2.1 0.5.0-2    sends desktop notifications to a n
ii  libpango1.0-0                 1.28.4-1   Layout and rendering of internatio
ii  libthunarx-2-0                1.2.2-1    extension library for thunar
ii  libwnck22                     2.30.4-3   Window Navigator Construction Kit 
ii  libx11-6                      2:1.4.3-2  X11 client-side library
ii  libxfce4ui-1-0                4.8.0-3    widget library for Xfce
ii  libxfce4util4                 4.8.1-3    Utility functions library for Xfce
ii  libxfconf-0-2                 4.8.0-3    Client library for Xfce4 configure
ii  xfdesktop4-data               4.8.2-1    xfce desktop background, icons and

Versions of packages xfdesktop4 recommends:
ii  dbus-x11                      1.4.12-5   simple interprocess messaging syst
ii  librsvg2-common               2.34.0-1   SAX-based renderer library for SVG
ii  xdg-user-dirs                 0.13-2     tool to manage well known user dir
ii  xfce4-utils                   4.8.2-2    Various tools for Xfce

Versions of packages xfdesktop4 suggests:
ii  menu                          2.1.45     generates programs menu for all me

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