x.org and GTK+ 1.x progs

Roland Mainz roland.mainz at nrubsig.org
Tue Aug 31 10:50:53 PDT 2004

Ralph Thomas wrote:
> > I compile x.org cvs on my Suse 9.1 at home and get the error "gdk-ERROR:
> > BadMatch ..." (I'm not at home so I could not be more accurate) when I run
> > GTK+ 1.x applications such as xmms, vmware. They quit immediately after
> > printing out the errors. Does anyone know how to fix this?
> Try:
> or:
> before running the program. I think GTK+ programs usually try to grab
> the "best" visual (and in this case it seems like it's not compatible
> with another visual the program decided to use somewhere...).

Is it possible to reoder the ARGB visuals in a way on the server side
that they appear at the end of the list of visuals (e.g. after the
normal RGB (or better: non-ARGB) visuals) ? Maybe that can prevent such
things (crashes etc.) from happening...



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