[cairo] rendering to image, then to X11 display
eric at anholt.net
Mon Sep 3 02:27:58 PDT 2007
On Mon, 2007-09-03 at 09:00 +0100, Chris Wilson wrote:
> Jim Gettys (jg at laptop.org) said:
> > On Sun, 2007-09-02 at 15:23 +0200, Tamas K Papp wrote:
> > > I am getting tired of debugging my double buffered code for X11: I
> > > tried following Carl's suggestions and started to use Xtrace, but the
> > > whole thing is getting arcane and beyond my abilities. For example,
> > > lately I found out that trying to stoke a path with more than approx
> > > 10000 segments will kill the X connection with
> > >
> > > * X connection to :0.0 broken (explicit kill or server shutdown).
> > This sounds like it could a bug in the XRender library, where it may be
> > not handling big requests properly...
> Sounds more like a bug in the xserver where connections are terminated
> if the request exceeds a hard-coded MAXBUFSIZE which is many times
> smaller than the advertised maximum BigReq.
This bug is fixed in the current Xorg server 1.4 snapshot.
Eric Anholt anholt at FreeBSD.org
eric at anholt.net eric.anholt at intel.com
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