xfwm4 window shadow "glitch"

Johan Forsberg johan.forsberg at gmail.com
Thu Jan 26 00:00:46 CET 2006

On 1/25/06, Brian J. Tarricone <bjt23 at cornell.edu> wrote:

> >
> > I've been trying out the compositor in xfwm4 and it's very nice, but I
> > do see some graphical "glitches". Particularly, every time a window
> > overlaps another and the overlapped window is brought to the front,
> > the shadow from the (previously) overlapping window is still visible
> > on the frontmost window. Moving or somehow redrawing this window
> > removes the shadow.
> >
> > I'm on a nvidia card, and using a svn build of xfwm4 from a few days ago.
> I've seen this on occasion, but only when the system is at high load,
> and usually just with Firefox or Thunderbird when the app is being slow
> or not responding.  Same thing, nvidia card.

Hi Brian,

Strange, I see it all the time. I can reproduce it easily, it always
happens when I follow the procedure above.

Perhaps it's a problem with my version of xorg, a prerelease of 7.0.
I'll try and upgrade one of these day and see if that helps.


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