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anti_user 03-20-2011 02:34 AM

xgames current 13.37 segmentation fault
After and before upgrading xgames i can caught segmentation fault on xsnow:

root@darkstar:/home/init# xsnow -santa
Segmentation fault

From the user account same bug.

willysr 03-20-2011 03:17 AM

Did you use 32/64 bit system?
Pat uploaded the wrong package on 32 bit system

ponce 03-20-2011 03:20 AM

If you're using the x86_64 version, I think that is because you need to specify a number value, 1 or 2, to the -santa option (but it draws one in etiher case ;) ): looks like segfaultin' here is used as its way to tell "I lack a parameter".

willysr 03-20-2011 03:30 AM

Correct!!! i found it not segfaulting, but i don't really see a santa on my desktop though

ponce 03-20-2011 03:40 AM

here (LXDE), to see xsnow's output, I had to kill pcmanfm because it was using my root window (xsnow wants to run there).
there was a topic about it a few weeks ago. :)

willysr 03-20-2011 03:46 AM

what about KDE?

ponce 03-20-2011 04:00 AM

for what I know, you can't because it's covered by the plasma desktop: GazL explains it in the topic above.

if you really want to see it you can, from a terminal

xsnow &
killall -9 plasma-desktop

then kill it and relaunch the plasma-desktop

killall -9 xsnow

(but this is not reccommended because plasma-desktop should be launched from kded4, so it *could* cause momentary problems, you can alternatively kill the X session and relaunch)

Petri Kaukasoina 03-20-2011 04:23 AM


Originally Posted by willysr (Post 4296767)
Pat uploaded the wrong package on 32 bit system

It's just the name of package which is wrong (x86_64). The included binaries are ok (i486).

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