Freeze on dragging message from Sent on server to Sent in Local Folders



MailNews: Message Display
15 years ago
13 years ago


(Reporter: James C. Townsend, Unassigned)


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15 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; IRIX64 IP30; en-US; rv:1.3b) Gecko/20030220
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; IRIX64 IP30; en-US; rv:1.3b) Gecko/20030220

Tried to drag a group of messages from the server's Sent folder to the Sent
folder in Local Folders; several messages had attachments. Only one message was
moved. Then moved several messages individually with no problem. On trying to
move the next one, the pane sizes in the Mail window flickered and settled with
the left pane too narrow to read. When I tried to resize it, I found that
mozilla had frozen. There was no response to any mouse clicks or key clicks in
either Mail or the Browser. Had to use the Unix kill command and restart mozilla
to send this message. Console window displays this error message:
Gtk-CRITICAL **: file gtkdnd.c: line 621 (gtk_drag_get_data): assertion `widget
!= NULL' failed.

Gtk-CRITICAL **: file gtkdnd.c: line 621 (gtk_drag_get_data): assertion `widget
!= NULL' failed.

Reproducible: Couldn't Reproduce

Steps to Reproduce:

It may be that the bug is in the flickering that sometimes occurs when going
from one message to another, even without drag and drop. This flickering happens
frequently but I hadn't seen it cause a crash before. The flickering seems to be
related to the size of lines in the message or, perhaps, very long words, such
as URLs.

Comment 1

14 years ago
I get this same error in mozilla 1.7rc1 and every version I've tried before it
(several) when using a tablet. It may only be a problem when using a tablet, or
it may be that the problem is simply more easy to trigger with a tablet. 
Sometime in the last 13 months, the problem seems to have moved down two lines
in  gtkdnd.c.

Gtk-CRITICAL **: file gtkdnd.c: line 623 (gtk_drag_get_data): assertion `widget
!= NULL' failed.

I'm not sure how to reproduce this problem. Some users come accross it
frequently, and others not at all. I can only assume it's some small aspect of
the way they use the table that makes it happen. 

This error does not crash mozilla, it simply stops mozilla from receiving any
more input from any source. Keyboard, mouse or tablet. killing mozilla is then
the only choice. 

Comment 2

14 years ago
A potentially related error which I haven't seen as frequently (only once in
fact) is...

Gtk-WARNING **: invalid cast from `GtkSuperWin' to `GtkWidget'
Product: Browser → Seamonkey


13 years ago
Assignee: sspitzer → mail
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