Xorg 7.5 and OpenMotif: mouse stuck in box
gpagnoni at gmail.com
Tue Oct 12 08:15:46 UTC 2010
excellent! The patch you pointed me to works for me too. Thank you
so much for your help, I am going to send an email to the port
maintainers to see whether they can fix this in the ports tree.
On Mon, Oct 11, 2010 at 6:43 PM, William Bulley <web at umich.edu> wrote:
> According to Giuseppe Pagnoni <gpagnoni at gmail.com> on Mon, 10/11/10 at 10:57:
>> thank you very much for your reply, it does seem to be the same type
>> of bug. However, and I apologize for being dense here, it is not
>> immediate to me how to proceed practically to apply the patch from
>> within the ports framework. Also, I still wonder why the patch hasn't
>> been incorporated in the tree given that the bug is known....
> I am not able to answer your final question - that is left to the ports
> maintainers to address.
> I simply installed the latest (was it 1.7.5) xorg-server at that time
> and added those half dozen patches. If 1.7.7 solved the problem, then
> I'm not sure what issue(s) you have. If you want to have FreeBSD ports
> upgraded, I would contact the port's maintainers directly.
> I chose not to install xorg-server 1.7.7 since I was unsure if there
> were other dependencies or issues that might arise from doing so. I'm
> not used to "patch"ing a mature, released port, so for me even that was
> a leap of faith! :-)
> Just for clarity, I did not formally "patch" this port (xorg-server).
> I went into the directory tree beneath the "work" directory, found the
> dit/events.c file, and made those above mentioned (about six or so)
> small source code patches. I then re-made the port and re-installed
> the port. After it tested successfully, I reported my results to the
> -questions list in case it would help others. YMMV. And good luck!
> William Bulley Email: web at umich.edu
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