Re: 1.6.6: Pager dogs window mgr down badly

Randall Hopper (
Tue, 5 Jan 1999 07:41:09 -0500

David Mihm:
 |On Mon, 4 Jan 1999, Randall Hopper wrote:
 |!     Any idea why Pager should dog the machine to death.  It didn't on
 |! 1.4.5, but I've had to kill it and resort to function keys to switch desks
 |! in order to get my CPU back.
 |!     I've tried both running Pager stand alone and running it swallowed in
 |! the Wharf.  4 desks each 2x2.
 |	Doing what? Loading a 1MB xpm or something?

No, just trying to load the first two default Pictures (Back and
Bluestone).  They never showed up on the root window, and a shortly
thereafter, Pager core dumped and left a 125Meg core file in my $HOME.
The stack trace isn't too useful for some reason though:

(gdb) where
#0  0xfafd184 in _sysmips ()
    at /xlv52/6.5.2f/work/irix/lib/libc/libc_n32_M4/sys/sysmips.s:16

Randall Hopper