xfce4-session incompatible with compositor
fourdan at xfce.org
Sun Sep 26 11:58:50 CEST 2004
On Sun, 2004-09-26 at 10:04, Benedikt Meurer wrote:
> It isn't as trivial as I thought. I will change that during the next
> days (tho this will slow down the shutdown _a lot_). I'm not familar
> with the XComposite/XDamages extensions, but there have to a better way
> to work-around the problem.
The session manager doesn't have to know about the XComposite/XDamages
All it needs to do is not grab the display.
> There are dozens of apps grabbing the
> display, which will all be broken by this compositor, that can't be
> (btw. gnome-session 2.8.0 also still grabs the display and people can
> use Gnome with xcompmgr).
Nope, not here, it doesn't work with xcompmgr. Neither xfce4-session not
gnome-session (2.6.x) work with xcompmgr (nor xfwm4 with compositor
> Please tell me, theres a better way. :-)
I don't see any, if you grab the server, you block the compositor,
whatever compositor it is.
- Olivier Fourdan - fourdan at xfce.org - http://www.xfce.org -
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