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Re: long-standing GTK bug

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Re: long-standing GTK bug
Date: Mon, 08 Jun 2020 22:37:56 -0400

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Please forgive me for taking so long to respond.  I am  backlogged
500 messages I have not yet seen.  I just saw your message today.

  > > If you remove the workaround in frame.c and remove the call to
  > > emacs_abort() when using GTK in x_connection_closed() in xterm.c, and
  > > the connection to a display is terminated while Emacs has a window on
  > > that display, you'll still get an endless stream of warnings from GLib,
  > > i.e. "the GTK bug".

  > I have been looking further into it, and I think I now understand what
  > happens.

Ideally the GTK developers would fix this.  Apparently a long time has
gone by and they have not done so.  I suppose there is a reason why.
Does anyone know what it is?
Dr Richard Stallman
Chief GNUisance of the GNU Project (https://gnu.org)
Founder, Free Software Foundation (https://fsf.org)
Internet Hall-of-Famer (https://internethalloffame.org)

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