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Re: long-standing GTK bug

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: long-standing GTK bug
Date: Tue, 09 Jun 2020 17:32:58 +0300

> From: Richard Stallman <rms@gnu.org>
> Date: Mon, 08 Jun 2020 22:37:56 -0400
> Cc: emacs-devel@gnu.org
>   > > 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?

AFAIU, they concluded that Emacs doesn't use GTK as a well-behaving
GTK application should, and so they decided not to fix this problem.

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