New malloc ready, take 42

Jason Evans jasone at
Fri Dec 23 15:49:16 PST 2005

On Dec 23, 2005, at 1:40 AM, Mark Linimon wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 23, 2005 at 01:14:08AM -0800, Jason Evans wrote:
>> * Claus Guttesen and Devon O'Dell reported issues in kldxref and X on
>> amd64 [ ... ] Apparently, we are on the cusp of the transition to  
>> using
>> [latest xorg], so for now the workaround on amd64 is to use xorg- 
>> server-
>> snap, with the expectation that soon the standard xorg-server port
>> will be upgraded.
> I think it's fair to ask if anyone has attempted to find out if  
> there are
> similar problems with XFree86 on either i386 or amd64.  I don't  
> know if
> there is any appreciable install base for the latter but AFAICT  
> there still
> is for the former.
> At least we ought to know yea or nay before making the switch, IMHO.

I just checked XFree86-4 on i386, and it works fine.  I already  
returned the amd64 machine I was borrowing, so I can't check that.   
My expectation is that XFree86 has the same issue as xorg on amd64.


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