Organizing Xorg-7.2 external dependencies

Alexander E. Patrakov patrakov at
Sat Jun 2 00:58:22 PDT 2007

Dan Nicholson wrote:
> I can't reproduce the bug here.
This is because your X server does not have the XINERAMA extension (the 
same is true for the LiveCD, BTW). The following comment by Josh 
Triplett appeared at yesterday:

> I worked with jcristau and christoph4 via IRC on #debian-x, and we managed to
> track down the problem with broken locking in Sun Java 1.5 and 1.6.  It only
> occurs if Java finds the Xinerama extension, at which point it does something
> broken with locking and triggers the assertion.  If Java never finds the
> Xinerama extension, it doesn't trigger the assertion for broken locking.
> The following workarounds address this problem:
> For sun-java5-bin:
> sed -i 's/XINERAMA/FAKEEXTN/g' /usr/lib/jvm/java-1.5.0-sun-
> For sun-java6-bin:
> sed -i 's/XINERAMA/FAKEEXTN/g' /usr/lib/jvm/java-6-sun-
> The same fix (applied to the appropriate file) might work for other
> proprietary JDKs.

Alexander E. Patrakov

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