[SunRay-Users] Xnewt crash with 3D programs on Linux (again)
Philippe Bourdeu d'Aguerre
bda at aime-toulouse.fr
Tue Oct 20 12:34:22 EEST 2009
Hi Sunray fellows,
This is an long standing and annoying bug: Xnewt crashes on Linux with some 3D
programs. Some users report the problem with Mathlab, I get myself the bug
with an microelectronic application (COVENTOR).
In April I filled a bug (case number 70886190 - cr 6718418) at SUN support. As
it was difficult for SUN to reproduce the bug with Coventor (which is not
free) I searched for a free program which could reproduce the bug and I found
a version of Tuxracer that crash Xnewt with similar traceback. But the bug
was closed by SUN in September without solution.
For those interested, there is a workaround which works for me with Coventor
and tuxracer: we have another microelectronic application which is furnished
with mesa libs (32 and 64 bits). If I put this mesa lib directory at
beginning of LD_LIBRAY_PATH environment variable, application didn't make
Xnewt crash anymore. I can send it to those interested to test.
Philippe BOURDEU d'AGUERRE
AIME - Campus de l'INSA http://www.aime-toulouse.fr/
135, av. de Rangueil Tel +33 561 559 885
31077 TOULOUSE Cedex 4 - FRANCE Fax +33 561 559 870
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