[arch-general] xorg crash with setxkbmap frequently use
sergeym at rmico.com
Tue May 5 08:57:42 EDT 2009
On Tue, 5 May 2009 14:57:23 +0300
Rogutės Sparnuotos <rogutes at googlemail.com> wrote:
> This is a bug with xkbcomp and it has been reported upstream long ago.
> There is a redhat/fedora bug report  (which has been closed, but
> the fix didn't work) and a freedesktop.org bug report , both
> assigned to Peter Hutterer, who seems rather busy (and the bug seems
> rather difficult to track down)...
> I've seen somebody mention that one could disable the computation of
> keyboard geometry and the bug would be avoided, but I'm just trying to
> avoid using setxkbmap for the time being.
>  https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=469572
>  http://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=20081
Thanks for the useful information, Rogutės!
Probably instead of using setxkbmap in shell script I'll write a simple
C program using x11 libs (as e.g. xfce xkb plugin does).
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