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

Moritz Heiber moe at xfce.org
Fri Jan 7 16:35:31 CET 2005

On Sat, 8 Jan 2005 0:31:02 +0900
Rob Lahaye <roblahaye at home.nl> wrote:

> 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?

Does twm make use of the XComposite extensions? ;-)

XComposite is still considered to be a bughole in general (IMHO). Have
you tried running your XNest session without it?


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