[Call for Testing] X.org 7.5 for FreeBSD

Garrett Cooper yanefbsd at gmail.com
Fri Mar 12 22:09:29 UTC 2010

On Fri, Mar 12, 2010 at 2:07 PM, Torfinn Ingolfsen <tingox at gmail.com> wrote:
> Update:
> On Fri, Mar 12, 2010 at 7:42 PM, Torfinn Ingolfsen <tingox at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Fri, Mar 12, 2010 at 1:43 AM, Garrett Cooper <yanefbsd at gmail.com>wrote:
>>>     Did you recompile everything like the instructions state, or at
>>> the very least libxcb dependent pieces (cairo, et all)? Memory serves
>>> me correctly cairo and libxcb links into xfce4, and it turns into a
>>> nasty mess if the ABI mismatches.
>> Yep, I did portupgrade -a (twice, the first run had errors). Sorry for not
>> writing tha into my first post.
> It was kindly pointed out to me that I didn't follow the instructions to the
> letter.
> Well, now I have done a 'portupgrade -af', and xfce4-session still crashes
> and core dumps when I do 'startxfce4'. From /var/log/messages:
> Mar 12 23:01:30 kg-v7 kernel: pid 18687 (xfce4-session), uid 0: exited on
> signal 6 (core dumped)
> It doesn't matter if I try as my normal user or 'root'.
> 'startx' works fine (as it did before, too).

Something else that I recently got reminded of. XFCE4 uses a lot of
the compositing effects in the window manager. Have you tried
disabling them in xorg.conf and restart the X session?


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