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Opened 7 years ago

Closed 7 years ago

Last modified 8 months ago

#671 closed defect (fixed)

Server crashes if lz4 is missing

Reported by: sschnitzer Owned by: sschnitzer
Priority: major Milestone:
Component: server Version: 0.14.x
Keywords: Cc:



If the server does not have lz4 installed, connecting to the server via proxy fails. The proxy log gives the following error message:

2014-09-05 16:51:31,629 internal error: error in network packet reading/parsing
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/lib64/python2.7/site-packages/xpra/net/protocol.py", line 587, in _read_parse_thread_loop
  File "/usr/lib64/python2.7/site-packages/xpra/net/protocol.py", line 762, in do_read_parse_thread_loop
    self._process_packet_cb(self, packet)
  File "/usr/lib64/python2.7/site-packages/xpra/server/proxy_instance_process.py", line 526, in process_server_packet
    packet[8] = compressed_wrapper("cursor", pixels, zlib=zlib, lz4=lz4, lzo=lzo, can_inline=False)
  File "/usr/lib64/python2.7/site-packages/xpra/net/compression.py", line 184, in compressed_wrapper
    assert use_lz4, "cannot use lz4"
AssertionError: cannot use lz4

This immediately terminates the connection.
I guess the server should either negotiate with the client not to use lz4 or lz4 should be considered mandatory in "setup.py".
Error is reproducable with 0.14.4 (Windows client, Linux proxy+server).

Kind regards,

Change History (4)

comment:1 Changed 7 years ago by Antoine Martin

Owner: changed from Antoine Martin to sschnitzer

Oops sorry!

Does r7521 fix things for you? (there was a big FIXME note near that code...)

comment:2 Changed 7 years ago by sschnitzer

Fixed, thanks.

comment:3 Changed 7 years ago by Antoine Martin

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

Backport in r7524.

Forgot to mention that you really should have lz4 installed... (lzo at the very least)

comment:4 Changed 8 months ago by migration script

this ticket has been moved to: https://github.com/Xpra-org/xpra/issues/671

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