Recent linux kernel bug causing problem for xkbcomp
alan.coopersmith at oracle.com
Tue Jan 24 15:43:52 PST 2012
On 01/24/12 03:33 PM, walt wrote:
> Hi team. I'm trying to debug a recent commit to Linus's git repo
> that causes startx to halt with a complaint that it can't write a
> .xkm file to /var/lib/xkb.
> I'm assuming that the message is from xkbcomp, but I can't find
> where in the startx process that xkbcomp is run, or what else might
> produce such an error message. I'd like to reproduce the error by
> running xkbcomp manually so I can track it down.
startx runs Xorg, Xorg forks & execs xkbcomp:
It is not pretty in the slightest, and replacing the fork/exec with calls
to libxkbcommon has been on our todo list for quite a while.
-Alan Coopersmith- alan.coopersmith at oracle.com
Oracle Solaris Platform Engineering: X Window System
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