[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#751725: Bug#751725: xfce4-session: Empty desktop caused by --disable-legacy-sm

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at debian.org
Mon Jun 16 11:37:01 UTC 2014

On lun., 2014-06-16 at 01:47 +0200, Christian Marillat wrote:
> Package: xfce4-session
> Version: 4.10.1-6
> Severity: important
> Dear Maintainer,
> This version has been built with --disable-legacy-sm and now I lost all my
> windows (11) opened when I start my machine.

What exactly do you mean?

> An empty desktop is completely unusable for me.

What happens if you start your applications normally? Are they not saved
correctly afterwards?
> If I understand the problem correctly, xfce windows manager (xfwm4) need to
> be launched with --sm-client-disable now, which is not the case by default.

Where did you get that impression? Also, why only the wm?
> It is possible to document how to restore my old session or even better and
> certainly the best, xfce4-session should do that automaticaly.

Well, that's supposed to be the case and the point of session
management, but there might be some bugs.

It's just not completely clear if you talk about the transition or if
it's reproducible everytime.

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