[Xcb] Bug#657538: libxcb1: breaks alsamixer

Cyril Brulebois kibi at debian.org
Thu Jan 26 14:14:52 PST 2012

Mario 'BitKoenig' Holbe <Mario.Holbe at TU-Ilmenau.DE> (26/01/2012):
> Package: libxcb1                         
> Version: 1.8-1
> Severity: critical
> Justification: makes unrelated software on the system break
> Hello,
> since libxcb1 upgraded to 1.8-1 alsamixer segfaults on startup.
> Downgrading libxcb1 to 1.7-4 fixes this.
> The system is a typical workstation with all the GNOME-bloat (and hence
> also pulseaudio) installed.
> root at darkside:~# COLUMNS=72 dpkg -l libxcb1 | grep ^i
> ii  libxcb1        1.7-4          X C Binding
> root at darkside:~# echo q | alsamixer
> Segmentation fault (core dumped)

Please get us more info about that…

I can't reproduce it here, also with gnome/pulseaudio installed.

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