[cairo] cairo 1.12 crashes X server

Chris Wilson chris at chris-wilson.co.uk
Thu May 17 08:47:33 PDT 2012

On Thu, 17 May 2012 11:35:57 -0400, cu <cairouser at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Will follow your suggestions, thanks!
> It would be great if this could be also looked at on Cairo side. The
> crash occurs on a number of common distributions which means that our
> application cannot be used on these. Telling users to "upgrade" is, as
> you are probably aware, not a popular suggestion (they'll just dump our
> application instead).

On the Cairo side we can only identifier the version/vendor of the Xorg
server and not the driver. So yes it is possible, just likely to impact
many other users as well.

Chris Wilson, Intel Open Source Technology Centre

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