[xmonad] lockup when starting gvim in terminal

Joachim Breitner nomeata at debian.org
Tue Sep 27 18:51:35 CEST 2011


Am Mittwoch, den 21.09.2011, 13:10 +0100 schrieb Anthony Campbell:
> If I start gvim (GUI version of vim) in a terminal I get an error
> message and gvim locks up. The message is:
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> E852: The child process failed to start the GUI[xcb] Unknown sequence
> number while processing queue
> [xcb] Most likely this is a multi-threaded client and XInitThreads has
> not been called
> [xcb] Aborting, sorry about that. gvim: ../../src/xcb_io.c:273:
> poll_for_event: Assertion `!xcb_xlib_threads_sequence_lost' failed.
> --------------------------------------------------------------------------

I’m starting to getting these as well, although only when when _quit_
gvim... no idea about causes and fixes, though.


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