[wingide-users] Wing Freezing with two instances open
fuzzyman at voidspace.org.uk
Wed Mar 31 10:42:42 MDT 2010
For the record:
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).
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
>>>>> 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
>> 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.
>> 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.
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