[vbox-dev] [ PATCH] Fix crash on startup under Wayland
frank.batschulat at oracle.com
Mon Jun 8 08:50:44 UTC 2020
This has been fixed in the new release 6.1.10
On Wed, 20 May 2020 12:47:47 +0200, Frank Batschulat
<frank.batschulat at oracle.com> wrote:
> Testbuilds with the fix can be downloaded now:
> for Trunk:
> for 6.1.X:
> or directly from: https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Testbuilds
> for Trunk any Linux 64-bit .run installer with build >= r138057 and for
> 6.1.X any build >= r138068
> On Thu, 14 May 2020 14:43:01 +0200, Frank Batschulat
> <frank.batschulat at oracle.com> wrote:
>> Hans, I have filed the following bug to track this:
>> [Oracle VM VirtualBox] #19583: GUI crashes when using Qt on Xwayland
>> the possible fix for this is still being discussed internally.
>> On Tue, 07 Apr 2020 14:00:47 +0200, Hans de Goede <hdegoede at redhat.com>
>>> I noticed that with a default Fedora 32 workstation install (default
>>> GNOME3 on
>>> Wayland session) VirtualBox crashes immediately at startup. The
>>> problem is that
>>> QT5 now defaults to the Wayland backend and VirtualBox assumes the X11
>>> is used and makes a bunch of unchecked X11 calls which cause NULL
>>> pointer derefs.
>>> The attached patch is a simple fix which fixes this by setting the QT
>>> back to X11.
>>> As usual, the patch is released under the MIT license.
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