[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#751725: Bug#751725: xfce4-session: Empty desktop caused by --disable-legacy-sm
corsac at debian.org
Mon Jun 16 13:40:40 UTC 2014
On lun., 2014-06-16 at 15:34 +0200, Christian Marillat wrote:
> Yves-Alexis Perez <corsac at debian.org> writes:
> > On lun., 2014-06-16 at 01:47 +0200, Christian Marillat wrote:
> >> Package: xfce4-session
> >> Version: 4.10.1-6
> >> Severity: important
> >> 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?
> I've 4 workspaces with 11 windows (11 urxvt terminals) in my
> session. Each time I login to xorg these 11 windows are opened
> automatically. Now all my workspaces are empty.
Are they opened automatically because they are part of a session or
because you manually set them to autostart?
> >> An empty desktop is completely unusable for me.
> > What happens if you start your applications normally? Are they not saved
> > correctly afterwards?
> What do you mean by saved correctly ? Windows position and dimension ?
And especially the fact they're actually started…
> >> 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?
> Because before doing a bug report I searched Google for a solution and
> read this thread :
> But this doesn't work for me.
> >> 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.
> I'm also able to reproduce this bug in a virtualbox machine.
That's not what I asked.
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