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Re: Gtk1.2 colo_selection widget crashes X on planar amifb fbdev X server

> On Mon, Mar 08, 1999 at 03:12:27PM +0000, Alan Cox wrote:
> > > i have been noticing that the color_selection widget from gtk1.2 (but also
> > > gtk1.1) is crashing my X server (XF68_FBDEV, on top of amifb).
> > > 
> > > I don't know if this is an X server bug, a bug in gtk1.2, not handling well
> > > planar displays, or even a egcs bug when building gtk or the X server ...
> > 
> > If the X server crahses its an X server bug. X11 is required to send you an
> > error for anything stupid you tell it to do
> > 
> Signal 11 error ? 
> i guess it is a generalized problem, since gnome-panel crashes also, and
> strangely, it even crahses the server when i relaunch it a second time, after
> few seconds ... :(

perhaps completely unrelated, but I had a few programs recently that crash
apparently in malloc() or similar. The programs are precompiled binaries from 
the RH 5.1 packages - pine (without X) and acm(acms to be exact). Anyone tried 
these with a recent kernel release? It might be more related to brk() - I had
similar crashes when I tried to run xemacs-19.13 which resulted from the fact
that brk returned addresses above 2GB.
I hadn't time to recompile them yet..


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