[pygtk] Runtime Error when using system menu on Windows

Dieter Verfaillie dieterv at optionexplicit.be
Fri Mar 4 00:50:50 WST 2011


On 03/03/2011 11:47, Elizabeth Palit wrote:
> Further to my initial description, we have just tried with the demos 
> included in 
> ftp://ftp.gnome.org/pub/gnome/binaries/win32/gtk+/2.22/gtk+-bundle_2.22.1-20101227_win32.zip 
> and we get the same runtime error.
> 
> The problem seems to occur with versions higher than 2.12.
> 
> Has anyone else seen this problem?

Managed to reproduce what you see with gtk+-2.20 and gtk+2.22 on
windows XP. I can also confirm that the path from the bug (552041)
I mentioned previously does not solve this problem. A reliable way
to get the crash goes like this:

==========
- start gtk-demo.exe
- right click the title bar
- left click "Size" in the context menu
- left click wherever the "cross" cursor appeared
- left click + drag the window
**
Gdk:ERROR:gdkevents-win32.c:1661:_gdk_win32_begin_modal_call: assertion
failed: (!_modal_operation_in_progress)

This application has requested the Runtime to terminate it in an unusual
way.
Please contact the application's support team for more information.
==========

This is definitely a bug in the win32 gdk backend and should probably
be reported on bugzilla.gnome.org, (product=gtk+ component=win32).

mvg,
Dieter


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