state of testsuite - next question

Alan Coopersmith alan.coopersmith at
Mon Dec 19 17:06:06 PST 2011

On 12/19/11 00:56, Nicolas Hüppelshäuser wrote:
> On 12/15/2011 06:02 PM, Aaron Plattner wrote:
>> On 12/15/2011 04:43 AM, "Nicolas Hüppelshäuser"<nh at>" wrote:
>>> I observe that often the tests Xlib3-XConnectionNumber and
>>> Xlib3-XConnectionNumber_m seem to hang. Either that, or these are quiet
>>> time-consuming tests (>=5 minutes?). Same on Xorg built for an arm
>>> architecture as with Xvfb built for x64 linux host.
>> This sounds like a bug in libxcb that Jamey Sharp, Peter Hutterer, and I fixed
>> last year:
> I found that the newest version tag on libxcb git repository is 1.7, tagged in
> August 2010. The patch you refer to was introduced in September 2010. Therefore
> there are no (Debian-)packaged libxcbs out there featuring the development since
> then. Both my x64 host and arm target include the libxcb of version 1.7, 1.7-3
> debian package version respectively.
> Maybe there is the need for a libxcb of version 1.8 then?

Yes, there is, and the xcb mailing list has been discussing whether there are
any remaining blocker bugs that need to be fixed before such a release or not,
so hopefully it will happen shortly.

	-Alan Coopersmith-        alan.coopersmith at
	 Oracle Solaris Platform Engineering: X Window System

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