assertion "ret != inval_id" failed: file "xcb_io.c", line 461, function "_XAllocID"

Julien Cristau jcristau at
Sat Dec 11 09:21:08 PST 2010

On Sat, Dec 11, 2010 at 08:29:27 -0600, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:

> On Thu, 9 Dec 2010, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
> > I upgraded my server to 1.9.2 and now openoffice works.
> For the archives (for those searching for this same assertion error):
> I rebuilt xorg-server 1.6.5 (now using the newer libX11) and that also 
> fixed my problem with openoffice. Problem appears to have been caused by 
> upgrading libX11 shared library without rebuilding the xorg-server using 
> it. I guess a xorg-server should had a more specific ABI requirement.

The X server doesn't use Xlib.  That doesn't make sense.


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