Subject: pkg/23216: xwrits +multiscreen coredumps
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List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 10/21/2003 11:54:30
>Number:         23216
>Category:       pkg
>Synopsis:       Our xwrits package should be upgraded to 2.21
>Confidential:   yes
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       medium
>Responsible:    pkg-manager
>State:          open
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Tue Oct 21 15:55:00 UTC 2003
>Originator:     Ben Wong
>Release:        NetBSD 1.6.1
System: NetBSD 1.6.1 NetBSD 1.6.1 (GENERIC) #0: Tue Apr 8 12:05:52 UTC 2003 i386
Architecture: i386
Machine: i386

The current package of xwrits is version 2.19. That version has a bug
which causes it to coredump when used with the +multiscreen option.
multiscreen is needed for proper xwrits operation on X servers with
multiple heads.


hrududu$ xwrits +multiscreen +typetime=.01
[type some characters here]
Segmentation fault (core dumped)


The changelog for xwrits says that +multiscreen was fixed in 2.20. The
current version of xwrits is 2.21.