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Re: Problems after xorg patch to 5.0_STABLE
On Sep 21, 2009, at 7:43 PM, Soren Jacobsen wrote:
On Sep 21, 2009, at 2:22 PM, Rafal Boni wrote:
On Mon, Sep 21, 2009 at 12:44:35PM -0700, Soren Jacobsen wrote:
On Sep 21, 2009, at 12:14 PM, Jukka Salmi wrote:
However, I removed the directory in question and extracted the set
again, but the screen still goes black as soon as Xorg is running.
Sadly, this is expected. See PR xsrc/41870. I am very tempted to
change our X server back to the old behavior of installing a default
cursor immediately and painting the background to that horrible
horrible eye-killing pattern. Much as I hate that default
black with no cursor is all kinds of wrong.
Yeah, too many people's reaction to the black screeen w/no cursor has
been "OMG, it's fuxored" (including mine, even now occasionally). We
should go back to the damn grey stipled screen; it's not like it
be changed by whatever eye-candy is running on top of X as soon as it
Yep. I just committed the change. Now let's all get down to the
business of partying like it's 1989.
You mean like when almost no one had heard of buffer overflows?
--Steve Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb
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