[wingide-users] Wing Freezing with two instances open

Michael Foord fuzzyman at voidspace.org.uk
Thu Apr 1 05:20:30 MDT 2010


On 31/03/2010 17:42, Michael Foord wrote:
> For the record:
>
> http://xquartz.macosforge.org/trac/ticket/371

And further for the record, the problem I reported is a known issue with 
the new release and there is already a fix (although not yet a new 
release). Details and download for the fix:

     http://xquartz.macosforge.org/trac/ticket/370

All the best,

Michael Foord


> If I start two instances of an application (e.g. xman) and then switch 
> between them with Cmd-` (backtick) then X11 freezes (all apps). I have 
> to quit X11 and restart.
>
> On a Mac Pro with Mac OS X 10.6.3. Running XQuartz 2.5.0 (had the same 
> problem with Apple X11 before installing 2.5.0 - problem is new so 
> likely (?) introduced with 10.6.3).
>
> Michael
>
> On 31/03/2010 17:31, Michael Foord wrote:
>> On 31/03/2010 17:21, Wing IDE Support wrote:
>>> On 3/31/10 12:10 PM, Michael Foord wrote:
>>>> On 31/03/2010 17:06, Wing IDE Support wrote:
>>>>> On 3/31/10 11:58 AM, Michael Foord wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> Hmmm... yep xterm freezes as well. Can't even drag the window. Only
>>>>>> happens when there are two instances of Wing though - one 
>>>>>> instance plus
>>>>>> xterm is fine.
>>>>>
>>>>> Could you try 2 xterms? Or maybe a standard X11 app with menus?
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>> It could be a problem with the obsolete version of GTK you ship of 
>>>> course?
>>>
>>> Possibly, though backwards compatibility is usually a pretty high 
>>> priority with X11 servers -- the notion that old clients should work 
>>> with new servers is pretty important.  Apple cares less about X11, 
>>> though I'm sure the developers actually working on it care.
>>>
>> I was only being rude. :-)
>>
>> Further curiousness - the problem only happens when I switch windows 
>> using Cmd-`   (backtick), and it happens if I have two instances of 
>> xman as well. So it looks like it is a weird X11 bug. I can run two 
>> instances of Wing and click between the windows and it works fine, 
>> Cmd-` and it freezes. The problem is that this is in my muscle memory 
>> for switching between windows. *sigh*
>>
>> I'll report it to the XQuartz guys though.
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> Michael
>>
>>
>>> You could try running multiple apps such as xman, xeyes, etc.  I'm 
>>> going to hand you off to Stephan because I need to go, though I 
>>> don't think either of us has upgraded to 10.6.3 yet.  I might do so 
>>> later as I generally don't use Wing on OS X, though I was planning 
>>> on waiting a few days.
>>>
>>> Cheers,
>>>
>>> John
>>
>>
>
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