[vbox-dev] [ PATCH] Fix crash on startup under Wayland
noscrubs679 at gmail.com
Sun May 17 21:13:19 UTC 2020
Ah, I see. Perhaps try a different language? I've heard cobalt works a bit
On Thu, May 14, 2020 at 7:46 AM 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>
> > Hi,
> > 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
> > backend
> > 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
> > backend
> > back to X11.
> > As usual, the patch is released under the MIT license.
> > Regards,
> > Hans
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