Following upgrade of this port from 5.11 to 5.12 the gltext screensaver
would exhaust memory resources and then...
rwpc12 kernel: pid 34420 (gltext), ..., was killed: out of swap space
I contacted the author, Jamie Zawinski, who promptly provided the patch
to hacks/glx/tube.c below.
Fix: The following patch upgrades the port to include the author's patch.
- Makefile --> Bump PORTREVISION
- files/patch-hacks_glx_tube.c --> Added
Installing x11/xscreensaver 5.12 on a Pentium III with 512MB RAM
triggered this problem. I didn't try on a larger system.
Over to maintainer (via the GNATS Auto Assign Tool)
dougb 2010-12-05 20:30:48 UTC
FreeBSD ports repository
Patch a memory exhaustion error in hacks/glx/tube.c. Patch confirmed
with xscreensaver author.
Submitted by: John Marshall <email@example.com>
Revision Changes Path
1.115 +4 -0 ports/x11/xscreensaver/Makefile
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Patched in version 1.115 of Makefile. Thanks!