Subject: y2k/8590: y2k crashes X
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List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 10/09/1999 10:06:44
>Number:         8590
>Category:       y2k
>Synopsis:       y2k crashes X
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       serious
>Priority:       medium
>Responsible:    y2k-manager (NetBSD Year 2000 bug manager)
>State:          open
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Sat Oct  9 10:06:00 1999
>Originator:     Yanek Martinson
IFX Corp
>Release:        1.4
NetBSD yanix 1.4 NetBSD 1.4 (YANIX) #10: Thu Jul 22 17:53:01 PDT 1999     root@yanix:/usr/src/sys/arch/i386/compile/YANIX i386


Changing system date (using 'date' command) from within an
xterm crashes the entire X server.

This is has also been reproduced on Solaris, Linux and 
Digital Unix (Alpha) so is not specific to NetBSD not even
to Xfree.

in an xterm, change system date past 2000