[Xcb] [Bug 20254] New: generate_xid bugs cause various client programs to crash with BadIdChoice X errors

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Sun Feb 22 12:36:27 PST 2009


           Summary: generate_xid bugs cause various client programs to crash
                    with BadIdChoice X errors
           Product: XCB
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: Other
        OS/Version: All
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: medium
         Component: Library
        AssignedTo: xcb at lists.freedesktop.org
        ReportedBy: hugh at mimosa.com
                CC: hugh at mimosa.com

This appears to be a problem with a known fix.

Symptoms: firefox and other programs crash with BadIdChoice errors.

It looks as if this has been tracked down.
Start of thread:
Note that this thread crosses a month boundary so that threading in the archive
doesn't get you to postings in February.
Continue here:

The latest proposed patch is attached to this:
except that I don't see the attachment.  Perhaps scrubbed by the archiver.
This version seems to have it: 
Subsequent messages suggest that a little polishing is still going on.

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