[Sugar-devel] [PATCH] Shutdown and Logout menu items should activate the buzzy cursor (SL#2151)

Tomeu Vizoso tomeu at sugarlabs.org
Fri Sep 10 04:02:22 EDT 2010

On Wed, Sep 8, 2010 at 01:39, James Cameron <quozl at laptop.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 08, 2010 at 08:10:27AM +0530, Anurag Chowdhury wrote:
>> Shutdown (and Logout) menu items should activate the buzzy cursor (or
>> provide some other visual feedback, perhaps dimming/locking the UI
>> from use).
> You mean the busy cursor.
> I've tried the patch you proposed.  It doesn't work.  The GTK+ event
> loop doesn't even get a chance to refresh the area under the menu
> palette before the X server collapses.  I tried adding a call to
> gtk.gdk.flush() but there was no impact.  The X server collapses within
> about a second.  Even in that time, there was no change to the cursor
> that I could see.
> On what platform do you see a delay between releasing the mouse button
> and the X server terminating, and what amount of delay occurs?

There's some info from Gary in the original bug report:



>>      def __logout_activate_cb(self, menu_item):
>> +        self.window.set_cursor( gtk.gdk.Cursor(gtk.gdk.WATCH) )  # newline
> The "  # newline" is unnecessary.
> The "self.window" would refer only to the menu button on the palette,
> which is dismissed by the operation.  You should refer instead to the
> top level window.  Perhaps that is why it did nothing for me.
> Does it work for you?
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> James Cameron
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