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bug#6975: Emacs spinning in glib

From: Dan Nicolaescu
Subject: bug#6975: Emacs spinning in glib
Date: Fri, 03 Sep 2010 11:55:06 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.1 (gnu/linux)

Ken Raeburn <address@hidden> writes:

> I use emacsclient fairly heavily with Emacs 23.2 at work; mostly for
> getting additional windows on the local display, but occasionally
> with a remote display as well when I log into my work machine from
> home.  I tried to do the latter today, and a blank window popped up,
> but then Emacs was spinning and not responding.

This is quite likely a very old bug in Gtk+ that gets reported here
from time to time.
Gtk+ does not properly support connecting/disconnecting to multiple
X11 displays.


IMHO for people that normally use multiple displays and emacsclient
the best is to use the Lucid toolkit, otherwise you'll hit this
problem from time to time.

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