Bug 138482 - Xnest segfaults
Xnest segfaults
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xorg-x11 (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: X/OpenGL Maintenance List
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Blocks: FC4Target
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Reported: 2004-11-09 10:27 EST by Enrico Scholz
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-03-22 11:03:50 EST
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Description Enrico Scholz 2004-11-09 10:27:35 EST
Description of problem:

| $ Xnest -ac :30
| Segmentation fault

after executing 'DISPLAY=:30 firefox'. Starting 'xterm' succeeds but a
segfault happens after exiting the xterm.

Backtrace is

| Program received signal SIGSEGV, Segmentation fault.
| 0x083e3543 in ?? ()
| (gdb) bt
| #0  0x083e3543 in ?? ()
| #1  0x080d332b in DamageExtensionInit ()
| #2  0x080d6693 in DamageDestroy ()
| #3  0x0813e7e8 in miWindowExposures ()
| #4  0x080948ca in MapWindow ()
| #5  0x08094bae in InitRootWindow ()
| #6  0x0808feaa in main ()



Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

xorg-x11-6.8.1-12


How reproducible:

100%
Comment 2 Mike A. Harris 2005-03-15 10:29:02 EST
Does this problem still occur in xorg-x11-6.8.2-10 or later?
Comment 3 tjfalcone 2005-03-16 09:10:27 EST
(In reply to comment #2)
> Does this problem still occur in xorg-x11-6.8.2-10 or later?

I don't know, as the latest (according to yum update) version available to FC3
comes from xorg-x11-Xnest-6.8.1-12.FC3.21.  Is there an update available somewhere 
that will fix the problem?  The current Xnest segfaults immediately when started;
even the command 

     $ Xnest :1

fails instantly.
Comment 4 Mike A. Harris 2005-03-22 11:03:50 EST
Bug confirmed fixed in X.Org 6.8.2 by someone else.

Setting status to "RAWHIDE".   If the problem persists after you upgrade
to 6.8.2, please reopen.

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