[Kst] kst-1.1.0 and svn HEAD X Errors
staikos at kde.org
Sun Oct 9 04:58:09 CEST 2005
On Saturday 08 October 2005 18:31, Mark Hymers wrote:
> I maintain the kst packages for Debian and have run into a bit of a
> problem. Up until recently everything worked but something in the
> KDE-3.4 transition caused previously working binaries of kst-1.1.0 to
> stop working. I recompiled 1.1.0 in Debian unstable (against KDE 3.4)
> and it exhibited the same issue as does SVN HEAD. Interestingly,
> kst-1.0.0 run in a test chroot shows the same symptoms after the kde
> libraries are upgraded from 3.3 to 3.4.
I haven't seen this, but I run SuSE.
> The problem is that plots no longer display at all. Instead, a steady
> stream of X Errors is provided relating to various operations including
> X_PolyFillRectangle and various other problems. I've been trying to
> isolate the problem but with little success. To be honest, I'm
> surprised that no-one else has hit it!
> X Error of failed request: RenderBadPicture (invalid Picture parameter)
> Major opcode of failed request: 155 (RENDER)
> Minor opcode of failed request: 7 (RenderFreePicture)
> Picture id in failed request: 0x1a00b40
> Serial number of failed request: 40992
> Current serial number in output stream: 43195
> Does anyone have any suggestions from here on? I suspect I'll need to
> do backtraces and all that but was hoping someone might have an obvious
> suggestion before starting down that road.
Yes I need to see a backtrace. You can set a breakpoint in kde_x_errhandler
and kde_xio_errhandler to help with that. It sounds like a broken Qt or a
multithreading bug in Kst. I would be surprised if it's a multithreading bug
in Kst though. We would have noticed it already.
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