Re: Xfree86 v4 issues ?

Christian B. Wiik (christbw@tihlde.org)
20 Dec 2000 12:03:46 +0100


[David Mihm <dmihm@rchitecture.com>]
| On Sat, 16 Dec 2000 quintaq@yahoo.co.uk wrote:
| 
| [snip]
| > The result is that the default look (and
| > several others) crash the X server with a Sig 11 whenever I click a
| > window's minimise button.  One or two other looks (eg "purple"), do
| > not, however do this.  I therefore switched to purple and continued
| > installing my software. Unfortunately even with this setup I get
| > occasional Sig 11 crashes, whose unpredictability and damned-
| > nuisanceness would do credit to the boys at Redmond. Sometimes
| > the crash comes when moving a window, somethimes when giving
| > it focus, other times for no reason I can detect.
| 
| This is a known bug and as been patched.  You'll need to apply both
| patches (01 & 02) to the 1.8.4 tree.  I mentioned this as a symptom on the
| web site when listing the patch. :)

Strange, because I have this problem running AfterStep 1.8.6 with
XFree 4.0.1 . Seg-faults every time for me...

I disabled the animate module and found that the problem disappeared.

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