xfwm4 window shadow "glitch"

Johan Forsberg johan.forsberg at gmail.com
Thu Jan 26 19:12:34 CET 2006

On 1/26/06, P.I.Julius <julius at solutions-i.org> wrote:
> Yes, only xfwm-4.3 (svn) has this issue. I have xfwm-4.2.2 running with
> a some patches like trans window borders and so on, and everything works
> well and fast. I'm not sure because I didn't had the chance to take a
> look in the new code, but it seems that the whole shadow code was
> rewritten and the shadow gets drawn only around the windows, which is a
> good thing because semi transparent window look a lot nicer, but it is a
> bit slower somehow.

I can confirm that my problems are only present in svn; a quick test
with 4.2.2 reveals no such glitches. I'm not sure if I can detect any
difference in speed, but  4.2.2 is definitely not slower at least :)

I agree that the new shadow code is much better otherwise!


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