[cairo] buggy_repeat for Xorg servers < 1.4

Adrian Johnson ajohnson at redneon.com
Fri Apr 4 18:51:29 PDT 2008

Carl Worth wrote:
> I've been trying to track down the "buggy_repeat" problem, (more
> specifically that cairo's extend-reflect test can cause some X servers
> to crash). And with a fresh install of Fedora 8 I've been able to
> replicate the bug, and with an install of Fedora 9 Beta on the same
> machine the bug appears to be gone.
> I'm still hoping to come up with a minimal, non-cairo-using test case
> for the X server crash, (which will let us more easily explore exactly
> where the bug is/was).
> But in the meantime, here's the patch I just pushed out to cairo. It
> captures the information I described above, (but in a bit more detail
> with the server versions as extracted from Fedora 8 and 9 Beta).
> If anyone has any more details about where cairo's extend-reflect test
> case crashes, (or doesn't crash), an X server, that would be
> appreciated.

I am still getting the crash.

ServerVendor (dpy) returns "The X.Org Foundation" and
VendorRelease (dpy) returns 70200000 on my X server.

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