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reassign 851810 to X.Org [WAS: xcalib: "Error - unsupported ramp size 0" when trying to invert screen]

Control: reassign -1 xserver-xorg-core
Control: retitle -1 X.org: [stretch] regression impacting accessibility tool xcalib
Control: tags -1 patch stretch
Control: forwarded -1 https://lists.x.org/archives/xorg-devel/2017-October/054991.html
Control: found -1 2:1.19.1-4
Control: fixed -1 2:1.20.0-1

Dear Debian X Strike Force,

Last year, bug 851810 was reported against xcalib. This program is an
accessibility tool that helps in low contrast situations to improve
readability. It turns out that the issue was in Xorg, not in the tool itself.

On Sat, 10 Mar 2018 00:09:45 +0300 =?UTF-8?B?UmluYXQgSWJyYWdpbW92?=
<ibragimovrinat@mail.ru> wrote:
> Patch was merged in [1]. It's not going to make into any 1.19.x releases, but most probably
> will be included in 1.20.x. (I'm talking about X.Org, not xcalib). Then xcalib should work again.
> [1] https://cgit.freedesktop.org/xorg/xserver/commit/?id=ac138f9b31b0fba00742edbc3326afe66e28099a

Please consider fixing this issue in Stretch. Don't hesitate to ask on
debian-accessibility@lists.debian.org for more in-depth justification
(for this one-line patch (yes, I know)).


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