[mythtv] [mythtv-commits] Ticket #3401: mythtv-setup crashes when using remote X display (via ssh)

Allan Stirling Dibblahmythml0015 at pendor.org
Thu May 24 22:40:26 UTC 2007

MythTV wrote:
> #3401: mythtv-setup crashes when using remote X display (via ssh)
> -----------------------+----------------------------------------------------
>  Reporter:  anonymous  |        Owner:  danielk
>      Type:  defect     |       Status:  new    
>  Priority:  minor      |    Milestone:  unknown
> Component:  mythtv     |      Version:  head   
>  Severity:  medium     |   Resolution:         
> -----------------------+----------------------------------------------------
> Comment(by eloy at chapus.net):
>  The patch by Dibblah is bogus since it calls XRRQueryExtension() with two
>  NULL pointers. If you look at the source for XRRQueryExtension() you'll
>  see that the function provides return values via these two pointers. If
>  the pointers are NULL then we have a nice crash, like what we're currently
>  having in the 0.20-svn20070523-0.0 Debian packages maintained by Christian
>  Marillat since he integrated this patch.
Whups. Dumb of me. Many apologies for misleading people.

However, why is there an SVN + random misc patches branch 
being maintained anyway? Doesn't this lead to (again) 
uncertainties as to what makes up a version?



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