Opera and EXA: ``X Shared memory extension is not available''

Michel Dänzer michel at tungstengraphics.com
Sun Jun 22 23:46:17 PDT 2008

On Sun, 2008-06-22 at 18:10 -0700, Keith Packard wrote:
> I'm still not sure why MIT-SHM pixmaps was disabled in EXA;

commit 6b1e354dbb6e8ed9f2c654bbe7f8bbf241843d1c
Author: Eric Anholt <eric at anholt.net>
Date:   Tue Dec 19 15:24:19 2006 +0100

    EXA: Disable SHM pixmaps.
    See https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=6772 .

This did expose bugs in a couple of apps/libraries (e.g. xchat-gnome,
imlib) but nothing that requires reverting it IMO.

Earthling Michel Dänzer           |          http://tungstengraphics.com
Libre software enthusiast         |          Debian, X and DRI developer

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