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Re: Strange X11 crashes on 5.0

On Thu, 6 Aug 2009 14:43:33 +0100
George Harvey <fr30%dial.pipex.com@localhost> wrote:

> Hi,
> I have 5.0 running on an Ultra 5 and I'm seeing some X11 apps, eg.
> sylpheed, firefox, core dump when started from a remote X server
> running on Mac OS X 10.5.7 (leopard). Other apps, eg. xterm, xload,
> Tcl/Tk, work fine. However, the apps that crash when run from the Mac
> work OK when run from X on the Sun console. I've also tried the same
> apps built on other NetBSD systems (sparc & sgimips) and on those
> platforms they do work when run from the Mac. So it looks like the
> problem is specific to apps running on sparc64 with the display on the
> Mac.
> The apps that crash all fail in XListInputDevices ...

Just for info, I've found a work-round that stops my X apps crashing.
I've rebuilt gtk+ (x11/gtk2 in pkgsrc) using the config option
--with-xinput=no to disable use of XListInputDevices.


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