Gaim Crashing X

James Tanis jtanis at
Fri Jul 25 06:24:32 PDT 2003

	Can't say I've ever had a problem of any kind with X and gaim in current (or 
any flavor for that matter).

On Friday 25 July 2003 06:50, Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH wrote:
> On Fri, 2003-07-25 at 06:33, Rus Foster wrote:
> > I've beenfinding that when running gaim that its causing X to crash back
> > down to the shell prompt. This has happened with both vesa, nv and nvidia
> > drivers. Doing a latest buildworld still hasn't helped. Anyone got any
> > insite in to this?
> This is more of an anecdote than anything else, since I don't have any
> systems running -current at the moment, but it might be helpful in
> tracking it down.
> I haven't had it crash X, but it tends to die with SIGILL when someone
> logs out; turning on "show offline buddies" makes it happen less often.
> If it's dying after sending a partial X protocol request to the server,
> that would probably do it; XFree86 doesn't seem to deal with that very
> well, in my experience.

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