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

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at debian.org
Wed Aug 3 12:59:06 UTC 2011

On mer., 2011-08-03 at 14:48 +0400, Ibragimov Rinat wrote:
> 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
> installed.
> Such delays are very annoying. 

I don't have those open() here so it might be related to something else
than xfdesktop. Maybe the GTK+ theme or the icon theme you're using?


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