commit 648c8871c92727d7b6b16859f27f12266a06a16e breaks "xv" and "ImageMagick"

Keith Packard keithp at
Fri Dec 3 03:00:56 PST 2010

On Thu, 2 Dec 2010 16:02:45 +0800, Jeff Chua <jeff.chua.linux at> wrote:
> Commit 648c8871c92727d7b6b16859f27f12266a06a16e breaks "xv" and
> "ImageMagick". Upon running the application, the window displays a
> blank black window until certain mouse events triggered the window to
> display correct contents. Reverting the commit solves the problem.
> Tested on latest git pull.
> Sorry it took so long to report as I've also updated everything else
> and couldn't really pinpoint where the problem originated until
> recently where I started using "xv" and "display" more often.

Have you created a bugzilla entry for this? Could you attach an
Xorg.0.log file and some information about what desktop environment and
window manager you are using? I cannot reproduce this with metacity,
either with or without compositing enabled.

keith.packard at
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