Arlindo da Silva arlindo@niteroi.gsfc.nasa.gov
Sat Jan 31 12:36:00 GMT 1998


> I downloaded XPaint-2.5.3 from 
> http://www.danbbs.dk/~torsten/xpaint/index.html , applied the attached
> patch and got it to compile with a straightforward:
>   bash xmkmf
>   make Makefiles
>   make
>   make install
> However, when I try to execute XPaint.exe it displays the following
> error message
>   X Error of failed request:  BadLength (poly request too large or
>    internal Xlib length error)
>     Major opcode of failed request:  72 (X_PutImage)
>     Serial number of failed request:  702
>    Current serial number in output stream:  710
> and bails out.
> Any suggestions??

I am afraid this could be X server specific. Which X server are you
using? I have been able to build Xpaint 2.5.3 and it works with my
Exceed X server on win95. My patches are similar but not identical
to yours; take a look at:


BTW, I am using the XPM binaries on


Arlindo da Silva    

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