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Re: 3-line Emacs window after Gnome updates

n 3/23/2017 1:18 PM, Jim Reisert AD1C wrote:
Yaakov released a ton of Gnome updates Wednesday 3/22.  Now when I
start Emacs in an xterm, I get the following error, and the resulting
Emacs window is only 3-lines tall:

I can confirm this.

** (emacs:8440): WARNING **: Error retrieving accessibility bus
address: org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.Spawn.ChildExited: Process
org.a11y.Bus exited with status 1

I see this when I log in as an administrator, but not when I'm an ordinary user. We've discussed this before, and I think it's harmless.

      0 [main] emacs 8440 dlclose:
C:\Cygwin64\lib\gio\modules\cyggsettingsgconfbackend.dll count 1
    260 [main] emacs 8440 dll_list::detach: HERE

I don't see this...

Another message:

(emacs:8260): Gtk-WARNING **: Allocating size to Emacs 0x6004de270
without calling gtk_widget_get_preferred_width/height().

... or this.

How does the
code know the size to allocate?

Do you have an emacs.geometry setting in your ~/.Xresources? Or any kind of size setting in your emacs initialization files? If not, I guess emacs or X11 has a default.

I'll look into the 3-line window and see if I can figure out what's going on.


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