DeviceIntRec changes cause segfaults

Daniel Stone daniel at
Thu Nov 16 01:01:03 PST 2006

On Thu, Nov 16, 2006 at 07:20:36PM +1030, Peter Hutterer wrote:
> Adding a field to the struct _DeviceIntRec in xserver/include/ 
> inputstr.h will cause the sever to segfault upon initialisation of  
> the keyboard.

If you're using Xorg, you need to rebuild your input driver whenever you
change the ABI like that.

> This should not happen. I recompiled both xserver and driver/xf86- 
> input-keyboard multiple times from scratch using the autogen scripts.  
> The same problem does not happen with the mouse driver.

You are doing make install so that -keyboard gets the new header, right?

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