Getting help debugging X client crashes

Matt Lauria mlauria at
Fri Aug 5 18:17:26 UTC 2016

Can someone direct me where to get help tracking down a bug in X?


I've built a GUI (python3.4 using tkinter running gnome on RHEL 6.8) which
crashes daily with a:


X Error of failed request:  BadIDChoice (invalid resource ID chosen for this
  Major opcode of failed request:  139 (RENDER)
  Minor opcode of failed request:  4 (RenderCreatePicture)
  Resource id in failed request:  0x4181254
  Serial number of failed request:  33776134
  Current serial number in output stream:  33776143


I've installed symbols/debuginfo and using gdb tried inspecting some of the


This seems similar to the bug at but when I looked at
xid.last/xid.max I didn't see the same issue.


Thank you,


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