On Tue, 2003-08-12 at 16:06, Olle Viksten wrote:
> I've been trying now for three days to get 1.3 to work. When I compile the 
> latest source it seems to work fine. But when I run the  gimp-1.3 it just 
> exits with the message:
>  The program 'gimp-1.3' received an X Window System error.
> This probably reflects a bug in the program.
> The error was 'BadLength (poly request too large or internal Xlib length 
> erro'.
>   (Details: serial 46 error_code 16 request_code 154 minor_code 20)
>   (Note to programmers: normally, X errors are reported asynchronously;
>    that is, you will receive the error a while after causing it.
>    To debug your program, run it with the --sync command line
>    option to change this behavior. You can then get a meaningful
>    backtrace from your debugger if you break on the gdk_x_error() function.)
> With a lot of tweeking I managed to compile the CVS version and got the same 
> result.

This is unlikely a GIMP problem. It looks like either your GTK+ or X11
installation is screwed up or your X-server is buggy. Perhaps your GTK+
or X11 headers don't match the libraries that are used to link The GIMP.


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