xfce4-session incompatible with compositor

Biju Chacko botsie at xfce.org
Sun Sep 26 13:30:14 CEST 2004

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. 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). Please tell me, theres a better way. :-)

Waaah! What about my release schedule? :(

(Not that I've managed to get any time to work on it, anyway)

But seriously, if the compositor is going to break stuff I'd suggest 
that it should be a compile-time option that is switched off by default.

-- b

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