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Re: xserver-xorg crashes due to evtouch

On Mon, Oct 3, 2011 at 10:38 AM, Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton
<lkcl@lkcl.net> wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 3, 2011 at 5:11 AM, Prasant J <pj0585@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>  if you do this:
>>>  $ dpkg -l | grep xserver-xorg
>>>  and send the results to the list, it'll give people more of a clue as
>>> to what you've actually got installed.
>> Hi thanks for the reply. heres the output to "dpkg -l | grep xserver-xorg":
>> ii  xserver-xorg-input-evdev                1:2.3.2-6
>>  X.Org X server -- evdev input driver
>> ii  xserver-xorg-input-evtouch              0.8.8-4
>>  Touchscreen-Driver for X.Org/XFree86 server
>> ii  xserver-xorg-input-kbd                  1:1.4.0-2
>>  X.Org X server -- keyboard input driver
>> ii  xserver-xorg-input-mouse                1:1.5.0-2
>>  X.Org X server -- mouse input driver
>> ii  xserver-xorg-input-synaptics            1.2.2-2
>>  Synaptics TouchPad driver for X.Org server
>  ok - you see how those are a little bit... "old"?  the evtouch driver
> is version 0.8.8-4 but all the others are 1.2, 1.4 etc etc?  can i
> suggest that you grab the source code and do a rebuild of the package?
>  that might help.  try this:
>  $ sudo bash (or "su -")
>  # script
>  # apt-get build-dep xserver-xorg-input-evtouch
>  # apt-get source xserver-xorg-input-evtouch
>  # dpkg-buildpackage server-xorg-input-evtouch
>  # exit
>  {file saved as typescript, save it somewhere!)
>  $


after doing "apt-get source xserver-xorg-input-evtouch", I get the
following output:

apt-get source xserver-xorg-input-evtouch
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
Picking 'xf86-input-evtouch' as source package instead of
NOTICE: 'xf86-input-evtouch' packaging is maintained in the 'Git'
version control system at:
Need to get 326 kB of source archives.
Get:1 http://ftp.se.debian.org/debian/ squeeze/main xf86-input-evtouch
0.8.8-4 (dsc) [2,090 B]
Get:2 http://ftp.se.debian.org/debian/ squeeze/main xf86-input-evtouch
0.8.8-4 (tar) [302 kB]
Get:3 http://ftp.se.debian.org/debian/ squeeze/main xf86-input-evtouch
0.8.8-4 (diff) [21.8 kB]
Fetched 326 kB in 3s (85.7 kB/s)
gpgv: keyblock resource `/root/.gnupg/trustedkeys.gpg': file open error
gpgv: Signature made Saturday 15 May 2010 08:20:11 PM IST using RSA
key ID 0905E40C
gpgv: Can't check signature: public key not found
dpkg-source: warning: failed to verify signature on
dpkg-source: info: extracting xf86-input-evtouch in xf86-input-evtouch-0.8.8
dpkg-source: info: unpacking xf86-input-evtouch_0.8.8.orig.tar.gz
dpkg-source: info: unpacking xf86-input-evtouch_0.8.8-4.debian.tar.gz
dpkg-source: info: applying 01_fix_warnings.patch
dpkg-source: info: applying 02_calibration_1.6.patch
dpkg-source: info: applying 03_server-1.6-ftbfs.diff
dpkg-source: info: applying 04_server-1.7-ftbfs.diff
dpkg-source: info: applying 05_fix_CURSORDIR.diff
dpkg-source: info: applying 06_add_TSC-10_to_evdev_rules.diff

It seems that the version of evtouch source is the same as the one
that is already installed.

Any other suggestions?


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