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Re: long-standing GTK bug

From: Robert Pluim
Subject: Re: long-standing GTK bug
Date: Sun, 09 May 2021 12:27:19 +0200

>>>>> On Sat, 08 May 2021 13:51:30 +0200, Adam Sjøgren <asjo@koldfront.dk> said:

    Adam> A long time ago (Wed, 10 Jun 2020), Eli wrote:
    >> I think someone is working on an Emacs configuration that will support
    >> only GTK, and that configuration should then be able to do that.

    Adam> I was intrigued by this, and today checked out the feature/pgtk branch
    Adam> and compiled Emacs --with-pgtk.

    Adam> The branch still retains the X connection after the last window is
    Adam> closed on a second computer, and terminating the ssh-connection with 
    Adam> terminates Emacs.

    Adam> I.e. what I talked about here:

    Adam>  · 

    Adam> However, if I remove the workaround - the if() that sets
    terminal-> reference_count to 1 in frame.c - and connect to a running
    Adam> pure GTK Emacs from a different computer displaying a remote X window
    Adam> using emacsclient, and then close it, Emacs keeps running on the
    Adam> original screen and GTK does not spew an endless list of warnings.

    Adam> So the original long standing GTK problem¹ is indeed solved by the 
    Adam> GTK branch.

Interesting, but ENOPATCH :-)

(thereʼs a separate test that needs doing using waypipe rather than
ssh X forwarding. I think that one causes an abort somewhere inside


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