X2Go Bug report logs - #525
x2goclient.exe shows "arrow and hourglass" cursor for 5 seconds during startup

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Package: x2goclient; Maintainer for x2goclient is X2Go Developers <x2go-dev@lists.x2go.org>; Source for x2goclient is src:x2goclient.

Reported by: Stefan Baur <newsgroups.mail2@stefanbaur.de>

Date: Sat, 28 Jun 2014 17:45:01 UTC

Severity: normal

Tags: pending

Found in version

Fixed in version

Done: Mike Gabriel <mike.gabriel@das-netzwerkteam.de>

Bug is archived. No further changes may be made.

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Am 28.06.2014 19:42, schrieb Stefan Baur:

> now exhibits a similar, slightly annoying behavior:
> When run by double-click from a folder view, it displays an "arrow and
> hourglass" cursor on Windows 7 x64 for approximately 5 seconds during
> startup.
> It does not happen when the same x2goclient.exe is run from the
> commandline. There, response is instantaneous like in and in the
> nightlies up to 2014-06-11.
> I have no explanation for that effect, but maybe one of our devs can
> shed some light on this?

To either confirm or rule out that Alex' recent changes to x2goclient
introduced this behavior, Mike#2 has agreed to provide a special test
build of x2goclient with


(Alex' change that broke the nightlies) and

(Alex' fix to make the nightlies work again)


If this fixes the issue, Mike#1 has already announced that he will
revert those changes from the code for the release.

I volunteer as a tribute, err, as a guinea pig for the test build.


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