xserver: Branch 'master' - 2 commits
alanh at fairlite.demon.co.uk
Tue Nov 21 12:24:36 PST 2006
On Tue, 2006-11-21 at 21:52 +0200, Daniel Stone wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 21, 2006 at 07:22:24PM +0000, Alan Hourihane wrote:
> > On Sat, 2006-11-18 at 23:01 +0200, Daniel Stone wrote:
> > > On Sat, Nov 18, 2006 at 11:57:09AM -0800, Alan Hourihane wrote:
> > > > Shutdown input devices if FatalError occurs during startup.
> > > > Fixes Xdmx problems when the input device has been initialized
> > > > and the keyboard map has been destroyed.
> > >
> > > Hi Alan,
> > > Could you please elaborate on which problem this actually fixes?
> > > (Particularly as Xdmx doesn't even build currently.) It's quite ugly,
> > > and presumably implies that FatalError/AbortDDX isn't doing its job of
> > > bringing the server down correctly.
> > Any server that initialises the keyboard and does anything funky with it
> > (as Xdmx does) via InitAndStartDevices() and then a FatalError occurs
> > (say because of a bad fontpath), the keyboard (as well as other input
> > devices) don't get cleaned up because they never get called with
> > DEVICE_OFF/DEVICE_CLOSE.
> > If there's some cleaner way, please go ahead.
> If Xdmx really needs to have each device's close hook called, then it
> should be calling CloseDownDevices in AbortDDX, or OsCleanup should call
> CloseDownDevices itself. You've only guarded against two or three fatal
> errors here, and there are many more ...
Exactly. Sounds like OsCleanup() should be the place ?
Do you want to commit the changes ?
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