[Xcb] Ungrabserver() creates I/O error vs. XCloseDisplay() triggers assert in LSB test case

Matthias Hopf mhopf at suse.de
Mon Dec 17 06:38:34 PST 2007

On Dec 14, 07 12:50:45 -0800, Barton C Massey wrote:
> In message <20071214193603.GA14919 at suse.de> you wrote:
> > When a client has two connections to the X server, calls XGrabServer() on one
> > of them, and then closes that connection (the grab should be automatically
> > released), an xcb assertion is triggered and the whole program is terminated.
> I'll look at it, but hopefully so will Jamey and Josh, who
> are more likely to figure it out quickly than I am.  It is
> almost surely an Xlib/XCB bug rather than in Xlib proper,
> and it's a strange one.  Perhaps the connection isn't
> getting closed properly, but I have no idea why.

Bart, your reaction on this bug has been outstanding. Thank you very
much for looking into it - I'll check locally how to push this fixed
testcase to LSB.

> (BTW, I tried to create an account on the Novell Bugzilla to
> log some stuff, and after futzing around for a few minutes
> with the full page of required personal information and the
> onerous restrictions on logins and passwords, I just gave
> up.  I'll make sure to cc you on everything I find, and you
> can fight it for me. :-)

Yes, sure :) Didn't know they are getting paranoid about bugzilla
passwords again ;)



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