[PATCH] dix: die if we can't activate or init the VCP/VCK.

Dan Nicholson dbn.lists at gmail.com
Tue Feb 3 17:03:18 PST 2009

On Tue, Feb 3, 2009 at 4:51 PM, Peter Hutterer <peter.hutterer at who-t.net> wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 03, 2009 at 04:46:05PM -0800, Dan Nicholson wrote:
>> On Tue, Feb 3, 2009 at 4:30 PM, Peter Hutterer <peter.hutterer at who-t.net> wrote:
>> > If we have a busted xkb setup, the XKB initialization on the core devices
>> > fails and leaves us with dev->key->xkbInfo == NULL. This in turn causes
>> > segfaults lateron.
>> >
>> > Return BadValue when the XKB configuration for a master device failed, and if
>> > that happens for the VCP/VCK, die semi-gracefully.
>> Seems reasonable to me. I'd much rather die early than scratch my head
>> on some later crash. Would it also be a good idea to return BadValue
>> from CorePointerProc when InitPointerDeviceStruct fails? I don't know
>> what you'd put in the log in that situation, though.
> IPDS seems to only fail if we run out of memory. What about adding hunk 2?

Yeah, looks like it.

Acked-by: Dan Nicholson <dbn.lists at gmail.com>


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