Xorg crash in xf86ActivateDevice() with nvidia driver 9629

Daniel Stone daniel at fooishbar.org
Sun Dec 3 01:22:16 PST 2006

On Sun, Dec 03, 2006 at 11:25:47AM +0400, Mitch wrote:
> . Xorg from yesterdays svn

You mean git?

> However the next device is not an input device but is being recognised 
> incorrectly. Furthermore we're doing a strlen() on a NULL so we're 
> crashing (as expected). Now i know it's easy to point fingers and blame 
> nvidia, but the code we're crashing on is in xorg territory. So the next 
> device is

It is easy, but if we get garbage in, there's not a lot we can do.  I
believe ths is just NVIDIA not following (or checking for, bad!) the new
input ABI.

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