[compiz] Gtk-Window-Decorator Problem

David Reveman davidr at novell.com
Thu Dec 21 13:38:32 PST 2006

On Thu, 2006-12-21 at 22:26 +0100, lowfi wrote:
> Hi,
> There is a strange bug in gwd. When using compiz, after some time all window decorations become non-responsive.
> All buttons on the decoration become non-clickable and I can't move any window. Also the decoration color stays in
> an unfocused state, but I can focus all windows. After that point if i open new windows, they have a decoration bar,
> but no buttons, icon or title. I've no idea what might causing this, but it happens all the time. If I restart gwd it works
> for a few minutes and then happens again.
> Everything works fine with the 0.3.4 release. I also tried turning metacity themes off, but it doesn't make a difference.
> I'm using the latest GIT, ubuntu feisty and nvidia fx5200 with 1.0.9631.

That's exactly what would happen if the gwd process stopped. Next time
this happens, get the pid of gwd and attach to it with gdb to see what's
going on.

$ gdb attach PID
(gdb) where

should give you useful back trace if gwd was compiled with debugging


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