X2Go Bug report logs - #516
X2go successfully connects to server, but no window is shown

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Package: nxagent; Maintainer for nxagent is X2Go Developers <x2go-dev@lists.x2go.org>; Source for nxagent is src:nx-libs.

Reported by: sebastien chabrolles <s.chabrolles@fr.ibm.com>

Date: Sat, 14 Jun 2014 20:25:03 UTC

Severity: normal

Tags: pending

Found in version

Fixed in version

Done: Mike Gabriel <mike.gabriel@das-netzwerkteam.de>

Bug is archived. No further changes may be made.

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Subject: Bug#516: [X2Go-Dev] Bug#516: [PATCH 1/5] Create Windows on Big Endian 64bit systems
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Hi Mihai,

thanks for digging into this. I wish you could work more on NX!!! Good work!!!

On  Sa 21 Jun 2014 05:15:43 CEST, Mihai Moldovan wrote:

> An endiannes issue was setting incorrect event masks when creating  
> X11 windows.
> This time, a smaller integer has been casted to a bigger one and  
> passed to some
> function actually setting its value.
> This meant, that garbage from stack was attached to the smaller  
> integer value,
> putting unknown memory into the lower bytes of the bigger integer.
> Fix this by creating a big, initialized temporary variable, let the  
> function do
> its magic on that one and pass the value back to the smaller variable -- and
> cross your fingers the smaller variable can hold it without overrunning. (The
> last bit is a design issue we can't really fix and has been around  
> even before
> this patch.)

I have a question on this patch. While integrating it into the  
nx-libs.git repo, I realized, that it can be applied to Windows.c  
twice. Once at the position that you provide in the patch file,  
another (second) time around line 2895...

mike@minobo:~/MyDocuments/4projects/x2go-upstream/nx-libs$ patch -p1 <  
patching file nx-X11/programs/Xserver/hw/nxagent/Window.c
Hunk #1 succeeded at 2894 (offset 2559 lines).

Maybe the same patch is needed at that second position?



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