strange error when launching gimp
ralpht at gmail.com
Fri Oct 8 14:07:46 PDT 2004
You say that Composite is disabled, but it's still worth seeing if
this fixes anything:
$ export XLIB_SKIP_ARGB_VISUALS=1
Information on what that means is in the release notes:
On Fri, 8 Oct 2004 20:39:34 +0200, Dexter Filmore <dexter.filmore at gmx.de> wrote:
> $ gimp
> The program 'gimp' received an X Window System error.
> This probably reflects a bug in the program.
> The error was 'BadMatch (invalid parameter attributes)'.
> (Details: serial 17618 error_code 8 request_code 59 minor_code 0)
> (Note to programmers: normally, X errors are reported asynchronously;
> that is, you will receive the error a while after causing it.
> To debug your program, run it with the --sync command line
> option to change this behavior. You can then get a meaningful
> backtrace from your debugger if you break on the gdk_x_error() function.)
> XOrg 6.8.1, Composite disabled.
> I don't have the slightest clue, what serial 17618 error_code 8 request_code
> 59 minor_code 0 means.
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