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[Xbindkeys-devel] Re: [xbindkeys] Crash. Some questions and probably fix

From: Philippe Brochard
Subject: [Xbindkeys-devel] Re: [xbindkeys] Crash. Some questions and probably fix
Date: Mon, 29 Nov 2010 22:27:48 +0100
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Anatoly Bashmakov writes:

> Thank you for your attention, Phillippe!
>> > I found that xbindkeys crashes when run with libX11- (1.4.0
>> > RC3). Log attached.
>> >
>> Ok, thanks a lot for the report.
> Now I'm using libX11-1.4, but with the same result.
ok, :(

>> Well, following the manual page for DisplayString, this function returns
>> what is passed to the Xopendisplay function.
>> On my box, with libx11-1.3.5, it's ':0.0'.
>> Normaly, there is no need for the +2 chars (must be +4 on my box and at
>> least +5 on a remote display ':10.0').
> Yes, I understand it's terrible solution, but with one little
> advantage: works for me )
>> Please can you tell me what is the value of your $DISPLAY variable and
>> the value returned by DisplayString with the little patch above?
> :0
I think there must be a problem somewhere else since this is what is
expected from DisplayString.

>> Can you also make a test by fixing explicitly the DISPLAY variable:
>> $ DISPLAY=:0 xbindkeys -n -v
> No luck. I attached two outputs with and without setting DISPLAY
Ok, thanks.

> If you need any additional info, please, feel free to ask.
Yes, can you please test xbindkeys with electric fence or valgrind. I
suspect a memory problem somewhere.
Feel free to ask if you need some help with those tools.



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