libXrender bug crashes OpenOffice

Jason E. Stewart jason at
Wed Nov 28 10:47:09 EST 2001

"Michel Dänzer" <michdaen at> writes:

> On Tue, 2001-11-27 at 23:37, Jason E. Stewart wrote:
> > While running Kevin Hendrix's build of OpenOffice I kept getting
> > Abort's for no reason. We've finally limited down to the Xrender
> > lib. When it's not on my system, OpenOffice runs fine, with it I get
> > crashes.
> >
> > Kevin found a bug in the library and fixed it and OpenOffice runs fine
> > on his system with libXrender installed. I downloaded the latest xlibs
> > source from sid and checked, but his patch hasn't yet been
> > included.
> >
> > Will it be included soon?
> Err... and what does that have to do with Linux/PPC development? ;)

Perhaps I was mistaken, but I thought that the bug only existed on
PPC. Is this too X-specific and should be posted elsewhere?


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