Bug 64687 - libXi does not copy the serial to event data
Summary: libXi does not copy the serial to event data
Alias: None
Product: xorg
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Lib/Xi (show other bugs)
Version: unspecified
Hardware: Other All
: medium normal
Assignee: Xorg Project Team
QA Contact: Xorg Project Team
Depends on:
Reported: 2013-05-16 21:47 UTC by Jasper St. Pierre
Modified: 2015-10-29 02:09 UTC (History)
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Description Jasper St. Pierre 2013-05-16 21:47:07 UTC
If you look in the various event copy functions in XExtInt.c, they as far as I can tell do not actually properly fill in the serial field, even though it exists in the cookie data.
Comment 1 Peter Hutterer 2013-05-16 23:11:41 UTC
Comment 2 Peter Hutterer 2013-05-19 22:16:48 UTC
commit 5d43d4914dcabb6de69859567061e99300e56ef4
Author: Peter Hutterer <peter.hutterer@who-t.net>
Date:   Fri May 17 09:07:44 2013 +1000

    Copy the sequence number into the target event too (#64687)
Comment 3 Peter Hutterer 2013-05-27 01:00:09 UTC
Regression introduced by above commit, fixed with:

commit 661c45ca17c434dbd342a46fd3fb813852ae0ca9
Author: Peter Hutterer <peter.hutterer@who-t.net>
Date:   Tue May 21 12:23:05 2013 +1000

    Don't overwrite the cookies serial number
Comment 4 Peter Hutterer 2015-10-19 23:08:03 UTC
follow-up: http://patchwork.freedesktop.org/patch/62171/
Comment 5 Peter Hutterer 2015-10-29 02:09:05 UTC
Follow-up commit, see also https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=756649

commit 380861589690bcbe8b04b7a2c23b5dd5d10c4bf8
Author: Peter Hutterer <peter.hutterer@who-t.net>
Date:   Mon Oct 19 11:46:41 2015 +1000

    Don't use raw serial numbers in XIEvents

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