[ANNOUNCE] xorg-server

Jeremy Huddleston jeremyhu at freedesktop.org
Mon Apr 9 19:52:39 PDT 2012

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== Description ==

xorg-server is the first release candidate for xorg-server-1.12.1.
The only notable change since RC1 is the added support for passive touch
ungrabbing.  1.12.1 will be released on Friday, and I expect no further

== Known Issues ==

Top Issues (1.12 Tracker, https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=xserver-1.12)
* #23938: [from 1.6.x] keys occasionally get stuck
* #31501: [from 1.8.x] crash accessing font info with xfs in fontpath
* #39094: WaitFor does not handle EIO (causes 100% cpu load)
* #39838: Server crash in RENDER
* #39949: [from 1.9.x] RandR panning & scaling don't work
* #41124: [from 1.9.x] Another crash in GLX/DRI2 when resizing a window
* #41149: Server crash pressing multimedia keys 
 * patch on xorg-devel
* #41653: Server crash in rotate
 * patch pending PULL to master
* #43988: Use-after-free
 * patch in bug needs updated formatting & review
* #44038: GL regression with wine

Other Issues (1.13 Tracker, https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=44202)
* #11053: Buffer overflow in fbCopyArea()
 * Has a patch, ajax thinks the patch is wrong
* #17013: Issues when mising Xinerama and XCopyArea/Xdamage
 * Partial patch is available... still waiting on complete fix
* #24094: CTRL-ALT-F1 doesn't switch to VT1 (provides garbage input to terminal instead)
 * XKB weirdness.  This looks diagnosed, so let's get a patch tested.
* #27428: xrandr events delayed until a key is pressed
* #27804: Enter/Leave event woes with multiple master devices
* #29251: [from 1.8.x] server crash destroying GLX pixmaps
* #32765: [from 1.8.x] Xephyr segfaults on 24bpp hosts
 * A possible fix is discussed, but Keith didn't like it.
* #42219: Some override-redirect windows aren't getting rendered
* #43434: Rotate causes loss of gamma changes
* #47281: RandR crash
* #47510: Xephyr memory leak

== New Issues ==

If you encounter an issue that you think should block a future 1.11 release,
please follow the instructions listed in the wiki to raise this to our


== Changes since ==

Chase Douglas (1):
      Implement passive touch ungrabbing

Jeremy Huddleston (5):
      XQuartz: Tiger build fix
      XQuartz: Automatically start our virtual tablet devices
      Revert "xfree86: workaround crash on close"
      test: Fix make dist
      configure.ac: Bump to (1.12.1 RC2)

Michal Suchanek (1):
      xfree86: workaround crash on close

git tag: xorg-server-

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SHA256: dbd81e096ec5d23b55b8fb67e08aefc2717e5c95209be1132432fd4461b41116  xorg-server-

MD5:  59b9f24cabf0c68aa4f6fe03d22fdbef  xorg-server-
SHA1: 787998b00f71f7076d03dd6125d21960abe8151c  xorg-server-
SHA256: 18078267cc0dcd3531dff0f508842a099fa17d671b0cd57fac1a14a1efd13312  xorg-server-

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