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xlock doesn't seem to work and outputs "read: Illegal seek"


When I launch xlock it just outputs the following string.

  read: Illegal seek

If I run xglock and try to open in root I get an output 
that looks like this.

  13 eraseModes: random_lines random_squares venetian triple_wipe quad_wipe circle_wipe three_circle_wipe squaretate fizzle spiral slide_lines losira no_fade
  Visual info: screen 0, visual id 0x29, class TrueColor, depth 16
  X Error of failed request:  BadMatch (invalid parameter attributes)
    Major opcode of failed request:  1 (X_CreateWindow)
    Serial number of failed request:  87
    Current serial number in output stream:  94

I compiled and installed it this way.

  ./configure --prefix=/usr --enable-vtlock --enable-syslog \
                  --enable-multiple-user --enable-multiple-root \
                  --disable-magick --without-motif --with-opengl \
  make prefix=$PKG/usr xapploaddir=$PKG/etc/X11/app-defaults install

After some tests, it looks like the options that make it 
to behave this strange way are --enable-multiple-user and 

I'm running a GNU/Linux system on a ppc with X.org 6.7.0 
but, if I recollect well, I had problems with XFree86, too.
The version I'm using of the Linux kernel is the 
one. The version I'm using of xlockmore is the 5.14.1 one.

Could you please give me some pointer? Any suggestion is 

Thanks in advance.

Best regards.
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 -- Richard M. Stallman

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