Re: Badlength error when running Gnome apps

Reinier Mostert <> writes:

> Hi all,
> I downloaded and installed all the Gnome RPMS from
> in the devel directory(for 3 different days, the
> latest being 1998041412).  I followed the order given in the
> startdocument, and installed/upgraded all the RPMS.  When I try to start
> panel, gmc, ee, etc I get thefollowing error:

> [gnome@ishtar:~]$ panel
> ** ERROR **: BadLength (poly request too large or internal Xlib length
> erro
> serial 44 error_code 16 request_code 72 minor_code 0

> Aborted (core dumped)
> [gnome@ishtar:~]$

> The machine is RedHat 5.0 with all the latest updates.  Any ideas?

> PS Hope this mail is not in HTML format - my Netscape is a bit strange
> sometimes 8-).

I get the same thing when I use the local display (XFree86 3.3.2,
Matrox Mil II, 24bit visual).

opcode 72 is X_PutImage


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