cygwinx 1.7 beta - crashes runing virt-manager

Michael Breuer
Sun Nov 22 20:49:00 GMT 2009

Ok - that worked. Was able to remove -noclipboard as well. Will use for 
a while and make sure it stays up... so far, so good.
Jon TURNEY wrote:
> On 20/11/2009 04:04, Michael Breuer wrote:
>> Connecting to F12 running Gnome, running python based applications
>> causes Xwin to segfault. For example, running virt-manager kills Xwin
>> immediately. Most of the F12 admin tools exhibit this behavior. I tried
>> -swcursor based on some old discussions on this list regarding Java
>> crashing Xwin (from 2007). Doesn't help now :(
>> Anyone have suggestions?
> I can't even use XDMCP to log-in to Fedora 12 (Constantine), due to 
> random segfaults :-(
> These seem to be due to a bad interaction between the damage tracking 
> for the Composite extension and damage tracking for the shadow 
> framebuffer.
> So can you try disabling the composite extension with '-extension 
> Composite'? (note the captialization)

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