[Users] Notification icon missing
John G Walker
johngeoffreywalker at yahoo.co.uk
Tue Apr 24 16:13:18 CEST 2018
On Thu, 5 Apr 2018 17:28:57 +0200 wwp <subscript at free.fr> wrote:
> Hello John,
> On Thu, 5 Apr 2018 16:08:32 +0100 John G Walker
> <johngeoffreywalker at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> > On Thu, 5 Apr 2018 14:21:00 +0200 wwp <subscript at free.fr> wrote:
> > I ran this from a terminal, unloaded the plugin then got this when I
> > loaded it again:
> > notification_core.c:332:Notification Plugin: Hash table created
> > notification_hotkeys.c:105:Notification plugin: Updating
> > keybindings.. notification_hotkeys.c:115:Notification plugin:
> > Unbinding all keybindings.. notification_hotkeys.c:105:Notification
> > plugin: Updating keybindings..
> > notification_hotkeys.c:115:Notification plugin: Unbinding all
> > keybindings.. notification_plugin.c:357:Notification plugin loaded
> > plugin.c:525:Plugin Notification (from
> > file /usr/lib64/claws-mail/plugins/notification.so) loaded
> > plugin.c:526:TIMING
> > plugin_load /usr/lib64/claws-mail/plugins/notification.so: 0s044ms
> > This seems to have worked. Given that the notification icon was
> > appearing until it didn't I doubt that it's an installation issue.
> The question is, how can it "disappear"? That might be a defect in the
> plug-in code, but we'll need more information to understand
> when/why/how it ceases functioning.
> Could you tell us what notification features are enabled (preferences
> > plugins > notification)? Would be nice to identify the context when
> > it
> stops, too. Last resort if we can't reproduce will be to run
> claws-mail from gdb or valgrind.
> > > `ldd $PREFIX/lib/claws-mail/plugins/notification.so` could also
> > > tell us if a binary dependency is not satisfied anymore. $PREFIX
> > > depends on how you install Claws Mail.
> > How do I find where Yast has installed Claws-Mail? I used to know
> > how to do this sort of thing, but these days I just run things and
> > get on with my life. I use Linux so that I can look under the hood
> > if things go wrong, but nowadays they so seldom do,
> It's /usr, the log excerpts you included in your previous email talks
> about /usr/lib64/claws-mail/plugins/notification.so.
> But IMO we don't care about `ldd` anymore now that we know that the
> plug-in loads w/o error.
Many apologies for not replying to this promptly. It's a bit rude after
I had a prompt reply to my original email. But I had to go away just
after receiving it and have not really had time to get around to
looking at the problem since I got back.
In the meantime, I have at least been limping along.
However, I had to reboot, from a full shutdown, and this has solved the
problem. So thanks for the reply.
Though I'm really puzzled, since this implies that the problem was an
OS corruption. But that should have shown up with the diagnostics that
you had me previously run. I think we'll have to write this up as
But belated thanks for responding,
All the best,
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