Xfce (4.2-RC3) and Xnest (xorg-6.8.1): broken resizing of windows

Rob Lahaye roblahaye at home.nl
Fri Jan 7 16:31:02 CET 2005

Jasper Huijsmans wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 07, 2005 at 11:44:36PM +0900, Rob Lahaye wrote:
> ...
>>So I guess, testing Xfce with Xnest has brought some hidden bugs
>>to the surface. Any idea what's wrong?
> Well, the question is, bugs in what? ;-) Probably Xnest, possibly
> gtk, but most likely not Xfce. Xfce does not control redrawing.
> Could be a composite problem (it seems that this can happen even
> when the extension is disabled or non-functional as in Xnest).

Twm works, Xfce doesn't. Could that give a hint?

I'm neither an X11 expert, nor a gtk-guru. All I observe, is that
Xfce is pretty useless with Xnest, at least on my FreeBSD system.
And that's a pity.


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