Bug#465406: xserver-xorg: some xkb options crash the server
On Wed, Feb 13, 2008 at 08:19:26 +0100, Lionel Elie Mamane wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 13, 2008 at 08:13:47AM +0100, Lionel Elie Mamane wrote:
> > On Tue, Feb 12, 2008 at 09:59:56PM +0100, Brice Goglin wrote:
> >> Lionel Elie Mamane wrote:
> >>> - "setxkbmap -model microsoft -layout ca -option ''" crashes the
> >>> server, too, and also under a failsafe session
> >> I wonder if it could be fixed by the following upstream commit:
> >> http://gitweb.freedesktop.org/?p=xorg/xserver.git;a=commitdiff;h=7018f280406eb0ef899a4046de274cfdd582881b;hp=66f8001b61d12eaf4905ac71ccbb3f304914d00d
> > With this patch applied,
> > setxkbmap -model microsoft -layout ca -option '' -option compose:menu -option altwin:left_meta_win"
> > does not anymore crash X, but the attached xorg.conf does.
> That is, it crashes the server even before gdm starts (not when Gnome
> starts as before). Also my original xorg.conf file (xorg.conf.previous
> in original bug report) does NOT crash the server anymore.
Can you get a backtrace of the crash with gdb (you need to attach gdb to
the X server from an ssh session)?