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Re: [bug report] git-gui child windows are blank




Just checked gitk, it seems to work fine including children windows.
This problem seems to affect git-gui only.
On Thu, Nov 29, 2018 at 5:16 AM Eric Sunshine <sunshine@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
> On Wed, Nov 28, 2018 at 2:29 PM Stefan Beller <sbeller@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > On Wed, Nov 28, 2018 at 6:13 AM Kenn Sebesta <kenn@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > v2.19.2, installed from brew on macOS Mojave 14.2.1.
> > >
> > > `git-gui` is my much beloved go-to tool for everything git.
> > > Unfortunately, on my new Macbook Air it seems to have a bug. When I
> > > first load the program, the parent window populates normally with the
> > > stage/unstaged and diff panes. However, when I click Push, the child
> > > window is completely blank. The frame is there, but there is no
> > > content.
> >
> > Looking through the mailing list archive, this
> > seemed to be one of the last relevant messges
> > https://public-inbox.org/git/20180724065120.7664-1-sunshine@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx/
>
> I was hoping that Junio would patch-monkey that one since that
> crash-at-launch makes gitk unusable for Mojave users, but apparently
> it never got picked up.
>
> Anyhow, the issue fixed by that patch has to do with 'osascript' on
> Apple, and it's the only such invocation in the source code of
> gitk/git-gui. The 'osascript' invocation merely attempts to foreground
> the application at launch, so is almost certainly unrelated to the
> above reported behavior. Somebody running Mojave will likely need to
> spend some time debugging it. (Unfortunately, I'm a couple major
> releases behind and don't plan on upgrading.)