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Re: PCBNEW + Gnome 3 = random lock up problem


On Tue, Apr 12, 2011 at 10:21 AM, Phinitnan Chanasabaeng
<phinitnan_c@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hello,
> I just upgraded my workstation to Gnome 3 and try out its new UI. The
> problem I have now is my computer locks up randomly when working with
> PCBNEW. I'm quite sure this is not PCBNEW problem because I never had this
> problem prior the upgrade.
> Most of the locks up happen during zooming with mouse's wheel. So, I would
> like to ask (if possible) what could be the cause of this. I'm going to post
> a bug report in Gnome's bug tracker.

I noticed this the other day (using Gnome 2 and Ubuntu Maverick), too.
Pcbnew (not the whole computer) stops responding/redrawing the window
after zooming around for a while. However, it seems that this doesn't
happen when pcbnew is run directly from a console (thus I was unable
to reproduce this while running pcbnew under gdb). I thought that this
may have something to do with the debug build writing a lot of stuff
into stdout filling a buffer or something and freezing pcbnew when
there's no console open (?). I didn't test this theory, though.


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