bug in XFree86 4.1.0 with Rage 128 driver?

Michel Dänzer michdaen at iiic.ethz.ch
Fri Oct 12 02:33:26 EST 2001

On Thu, 2001-10-11 at 17:37, Kevin Hendricks wrote:

> > So what's in CVS only works for fbdev, Kevin's patch is needed for
> > r128?
> I went and used cvsweb on Xfree86.org to see what keithp actually
> committed.
> The bug I found was actually *already* fixed by XF4 guys  soon after
> XF410 was released (they simply removed the || !xFormat in the "if")
> (given the dates on the Xrender.c changes).
> So all keithp had to add was the code to check to make sure xData
> malloced okay (i.e put back in || !xData in the "if").
> So what is in cvs head right now for this code snippet turns out to be
> exactly what my  patch will do for XF 4.1.0.
> I assume the r128 versus framebuffer issue was only due to random memory
> being tested so the results were/are random.
> The patch is needed for all 4.1.0 respins since the bug only exists in
> 4.1.0 but anything based on cvs recently should be okay as is.

The fix is only in the trunk, not the 4.1 branch?

Earthling Michel Dänzer (MrCooper)/ Debian GNU/Linux (powerpc) developer
XFree86 and DRI project member   /  CS student, Free Software enthusiast

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