Assertion failures from libICE

Alan Coopersmith alan.coopersmith at
Wed Aug 4 07:47:29 PDT 2010

Jonathan Blanchard wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 4, 2010 at 11:17 AM, Adam Jackson <ajax at> wrote:
>> On Wed, 2010-08-04 at 09:30 -0300, Jonathan Blanchard wrote:
>>> I got this rather puzzling problem with a self-built libICE, GUI
>>> applications linked with it emit the following "warning" at startup :
>>> _IceTransNAMEDOpenClient: Cannot open /tmp/.ICE-unix/854 for NAMED connection
>>> _IceTransOpen: transport open failed for local/loki:/tmp/.ICE-unix/854
>>> I'm using libICE 1.0.6 with all transports enabled at build time on
>>> OpenSolaris(x86).
>> Presumably because whatever the ICE server is that you're trying to
>> connect to is linked against a libICE that doesn't include named pipe
>> transports.
>> - ajax
> Any way to mimic that behavior when building libICE?

The libICE delivered in OpenSolaris is built with the configure flag
--disable-local-transport  (I don't know why off hand).

	-Alan Coopersmith-        alan.coopersmith at
	 Oracle Solaris Platform Engineering: X Window System

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