x11/luit regression

Florent Thoumie flz at FreeBSD.org
Sat May 19 17:46:02 UTC 2007

Rong-en Fan wrote:
> Hi,
> After upgrade to X.Org 7.2, I found three problems with it:
> 1) can't find locale file
> 2) could'nt copy terminal settings
> 3) WITH_SETUID_LUIT knob is gone
> The first problem is because we install locale.alias in
> LOCALBASE/share/X11/locale. It can be solved by
> adding this:
> --with-localealiasfile=${LOCALBASE}/share/X11/locale/locale.alias
> The second one is actually a race in luit, it was fixed
> in xorg-clients and XFree86-clients ports. The luit 1.0.2
> claims solve the race with a patch from freedesktop bug#
> 8490. It may work on other systems, but it does not work
> on FreeBSD 6.2. I have to use the old fix from x11/xorg-clients
> (the file patch-luit.c).
> Second, it died with "Couldn't copy terminal settings".
> It looks like 1.0.2 has a patch [1] that does not work
> properly on FreeBSD. With old luit in x11/xorg-clients
> (which is the same as 1.0.1) and a patch in files/patch-luit.c,
> it works flawlessly.
> Also, WITH_SETUID_LUIT was in x11/xorg-clients, but
> now it gone. it should be added back either in x11/xterm
> or x11/luit.
> A patch for x11/luit is at
> http://people.freebsd.org/~rafan/patch-luit.diff
> I don't like changes in last minutes, so feel free to merge
> the X.Org 7.2 first, then address this problem.

It will be committed during the merge, thanks!

Florent Thoumie
flz at FreeBSD.org
FreeBSD Committer

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