Re: bug-reports amaya 8.51 and 9.51

Rigo Wenning said:
>> > I did a aptitude remove amaya and it de-installed all the packages
>> above.
>> > I
>> > installed amaya 9.5 and everything worked.
>> Where did you get this one from ?
> Normally I only install amaya versions from the w3-server, because the
> update
> in debian wasn't that fast. I was pleased and surprised to find amaya 9.51
> in
> the debian repository. I keep an archive of old amaya-versions, so I have
> easily made some dpkg -i on an older version.

Ok, thanks for the clarification.

>> Ok, now it's getting really strange. I tried to install this one, and I
>> got the same error as with the one from unstable.
> Have you removed all the other first and reset your .amaya directory?

Same effect. Then I noticed I had enabled the Composite extension in my
Xorg setup. As soon as I disabled it, it worked.

>> Now, I don't understand things anymore. It doesn't work for me. Maybe
>> because I didn't have the DRI enable when I tested yesterday evening.
> I have DRI enabled, but even the remote scenario I described below worked
> with
> the statically linked version (softGL). I also have the latest clean sid
> with
> xorg7

Same here, except I didn't test over the network yet.

> Issue is that all the wxWidget-things (menus and icons and frames)
> displayed
> very well. Only the rendering of the page was messy. So it hints to a
> problem
> between the amaya rendering output and what the GL-thing expects...

I will need to check again and get a backtrace without the Composite
extension. I might end up with something helpful, with an error not
involving wxWidgets.

>> What worries me is that you manage to get Amaya working when using the
>> W3C
>> package, when I don't doing the same thing.
> I think this is because of your thotrc in .amaya which has some
> hardwareacceleration=1 in it like Irene described.

Well, it was the Composite thing, actually.

> Thanks for the answers..

Thanks for the reports.

"While a monkey can be a manager, it takes a human to be an engineer" Erik

Received on Friday, 9 June 2006 09:48:34 UTC