Bug 9173 - Xvfb crashes when the client disconnects
Summary: Xvfb crashes when the client disconnects
Alias: None
Product: xorg
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Server/General (show other bugs)
Version: 7.1 (2006.05)
Hardware: x86 (IA32) Linux (All)
: high normal
Assignee: Xorg Project Team
QA Contact: Xorg Project Team
Depends on:
Reported: 2006-11-27 10:06 UTC by Jan "Yenya" Kasprzak
Modified: 2007-05-17 18:57 UTC (History)
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Description Jan "Yenya" Kasprzak 2006-11-27 10:06:42 UTC
I run OO.org under Xvfb to do some batch conversions. When the OO.org
disconnects, Xvfb crashes with SIGSEGV:

Xvfb -ac :1 &
DISPLAY=:1 oowriter &
[ wait few seconds, then kill oowriter ]

I think it is related to the problem described in the following mail:
- indeed, when I run

Xvfb -ac :1 -extension Composite &

it does not crash when the client disconnects.

I have Fedora Core 6, x86_64 (not tested on other archs sorry). The package in
question is


I have reported it also to the Red Hat bugzilla as
Comment 1 Daniel Stone 2007-02-27 01:34:50 UTC
Sorry about the phenomenal bug spam, guys.  Adding xorg-team@ to the QA contact so bugs don't get lost in future.
Comment 2 Adam Jackson 2007-05-17 18:57:11 UTC
Fixed in git in commit c09e68ce30dabd6b7068b163b9d2382d85d0d0bc.

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