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Bug 352623 - dmenu hangs without doing anything
Summary: dmenu hangs without doing anything
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Current packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: AMD64 Linux
: High normal (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Linux bug wranglers
Depends on:
Reported: 2011-01-24 18:55 UTC by Richard Connon
Modified: 2011-02-01 20:45 UTC (History)
0 users

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Runtime testing required: ---

strace dmenu (dmenu-strace,33.74 KB, text/plain)
2011-01-24 18:55 UTC, Richard Connon

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Description Richard Connon 2011-01-24 18:55:07 UTC
whenever I run dmenu it hangs without doing anything

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install dmenu
2. Run it
Actual Results:  
dmenu hangs without doing anything

Expected Results:  
menu should appear

strace output attached. Note it hangs in a read() call
Comment 1 Richard Connon 2011-01-24 18:55:28 UTC
Created attachment 260608 [details]
strace dmenu
Comment 2 Jeroen Roovers (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2011-01-24 19:34:56 UTC
1) Please paste your `emerge --info x11-misc/dmenu' output in a comment.
Comment 3 Jeroen Roovers (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2011-01-25 16:01:09 UTC
Also, what command did you run? Running dmenu expects some input. Please read the man page.
Comment 4 Richard Connon 2011-02-01 20:45:45 UTC
Yeah. My bad, should have been running dmenu_run ofc.