Wine and XFree86 4.3.0

Michael Stefaniuc mstefani at
Thu Mar 20 05:22:53 CST 2003


On Thu, Mar 20, 2003 at 11:00:06AM +0100, Ulrich Spoerlein wrote:
> does anyone here have WINE running with XFree86 4.3.0? Everytime I start
Yes, I have it running and no problems so far. I took the XFree86 srpm
from the next Red Hat Linux release and just recompiled it on Red Hat
Linux 7.3 (i needed to upgrade the kernel too).


> up wine it complains about a broken libXrender and the palette is
> completely screwed (or the window remains totally black).
> The failing test is at wine/dlls/x11drv/render.c:163
> screen_format = pXRenderFindVisualFormat(gdi_display, visual);
> if(!screen_format) { /* This fails in buggy versions of */
>     wine_tsx11_unlock();
>         "Wine has detected that you probably have a buggy version\n"
>         "of .  Because of this client side font rendering\n"
>         "will be disabled.  Please upgrade this library.\n");
>     X11DRV_XRender_Installed = FALSE;
>     return;
> }
> XRenderVisualFormat changed only slightly between 4.2.1 and 4.3.0, so I
> guess the error is somewhere else.
> I'm running the newest WINE release on FreeBSD 4.8.

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