[Xcb] [Debian bug#415541] xmms lockup when libX11 1.1.1 uses XCB

Barton C Massey bart at cs.pdx.edu
Sun Apr 15 17:09:12 PDT 2007

It's possible that some thread is dying of an assertion,
deadlocking the user interaction thread.  It's hard to debug
from here.  I'd say pass it on to xmms and have them bug us
if they can fix it.


In message <46227A49.9090304 at ens-lyon.org> you wrote:
> Hi XCB maintainers,
> Arthur Marsh reported on the Debian BTS 3 about weeks ago that libX11
> 1.1.1 was causing a lockup of its X server when running xmms. When
> trying with libX11 1.1 with XCB *disabled*, the problem goes away.
> Before possibly reassigning the bug to xmms, I would like to get
> upstream opinion.
> I am surprised that he gets a lockup, I would have expected crash of
> xmms caused by a failed assertion instead. What do you think about this?
> All the details are available at
> http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=415541
> Note that he is running xmms as root to get realtime priority, but he
> apparently reproduced the problem as a normal user (see message from
> "Thu, 22 Mar 2007 22:21:34 +1030").
> Thanks,
> Brice
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