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Bug 756514 - See if we can do something to better work around non-responsive apps
See if we can do something to better work around non-responsive apps
Product: orca
Classification: Applications
Component: general
Other Linux
: Normal normal
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Assigned To: Orca Maintainers
Orca Maintainers
Depends on:
Reported: 2015-10-13 16:28 UTC by Joanmarie Diggs (IRC: joanie)
Modified: 2018-02-08 13:05 UTC
See Also:
GNOME target: ---
GNOME version: ---

Description Joanmarie Diggs (IRC: joanie) 2015-10-13 16:28:48 UTC
Orca right now has code to try to step around apps becoming non-responsive, i.e. by not spitting up on the "The process appears to be hung." GError we get from AT-SPI2.

While we could keep adding check after check after check, it can be a game of whac-a-mole if the app itself claims to be dead. Perhaps there's something better we could do. Maybe flushing the events, some call to AT-SPI2 (see for instance bug 750531), something else?
Comment 1 Joanmarie Diggs (IRC: joanie) 2015-10-13 16:47:37 UTC
Mike: I'd like your thoughts on this please and thank you. :)