Xorg 7.5 and Openmotif applications.

Robert Noland rnoland at FreeBSD.org
Thu May 27 14:10:55 UTC 2010

Alexey Shuvaev wrote:
> On Tue, May 11, 2010 at 08:21:19PM +0200, Alexey Shuvaev wrote:
>> On Tue, May 11, 2010 at 09:03:08AM -0500, Robert Noland wrote:
>>> Alexey Shuvaev wrote:
>>>> Hello list!
>>>> There seems to be a known/fixed bug in new xserver that leads to
>>>> (many|all?) motif-based applications to malfunction:
>>>> https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=25400
>>>> There are already at least 2 PRs opened against individual ports:
>>>> http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/query-pr.cgi?pr=146383
>>>> http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/query-pr.cgi?pr=146380
>>>> I think it is wrong to patch applications when the fault seems to be
>>>> in the server. Now I am running patched xserver with the patch pulled
>>> >from the upstream git master:
>>>> http://cgit.freedesktop.org/xorg/xserver/commit/?id=1c612acca8568fcdf9761d23f112adaf4d496f1b
>>>> I confirm that math/grace now works OK (PR 141383).
>>>> I'll watch if the patch causes any side effects (nothing so far).
>>>> What about dropping attached patch to x11-servers/xorg-server/files?
>>>> Cross-posting to ports@ as the bug already leaked in the individual
>>>> ports' PRs.
>>> Let's look at updating to 1.7.7 or 1.8.0.  I need to poke the commit
>>> logs for 1.7.7 and see if it is included.
>> Even better so. Just downloaded xorg-server-1.7.7.tar.gz and the patch
>> is already there:
>> [snip]
>> |--- dix/events.c.orig
>> |+++ dix/events.c
>> --------------------------
>> Patching file dix/events.c using Plan A...
>> Reversed (or previously applied) patch detected!  Assume -R? [y] n
> Since there was no activity on this issue I have updated xorg-server
> to 1.7.7. I have not seen any problems so far.
> Any objections against updating xorg-server from 1.7.5 to 1.7.7?
> Should I file PR?

I have an update to 1.7.7 queued up in my tree along with an updated 
pixman.  It is a little tedious as all of the server based ports need to 
be updated and drivers need PORTREVISION bumps.  I'll try and get it 
committed in the next couple of days though.


> Alexey.

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