xfwm4 version 4.6.2 does not work with Xinerama?

Olivier Fourdan fourdan at gmail.com
Sun Oct 10 13:57:34 CEST 2010

On Sun, Oct 10, 2010 at 1:55 PM, Olivier Fourdan <fourdan at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 10, 2010 at 1:33 PM, Jelle de Jong
> <jelledejong at powercraft.nl> wrote:
>> On 10-10-10 11:40, Olivier Fourdan wrote:
>>> On Sun, Oct 10, 2010 at 11:18 AM, Jelle de Jong
>>> <jelledejong at powercraft.nl> wrote:
>>>> On 09-10-10 11:03, Yves-Alexis Perez wrote:
>>>>> On sam., 2010-10-09 at 10:19 +0200, Jelle de Jong wrote:
>>>> Thanks for this regression. (There are a lot of display devices
>>>> that do not support RandR 1.2)
>>> Huh? What are you talking about? Xinerama is deprecated, this has
>>> nothing to do with xfwm4. And that's been few years ago, nothing new
>>> here.
>> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xinerama#Deprecation_of_XINERAMA
>> I found some background information, I did not know Xinerama was
>> deprecated since so many devices still don't support RandR.
>> I will seems the hardware I am using is incompatible with xfwm4 (I
>> tested metacity and here the windows are able to move to the other
>> monitor and maximize there.
>> I will try to find an other solution around xfwm4.
> Sorry that does not make any sense to me.
> Xrandr is not a driver, why are we talking about hardware?
> xfwm4 does not deal with hardware, never. And support of xrandr is
> about the same between xfwm4 and metacity.
> I am attaching a simple utility that reports the current layout,
> please build it and run it on your system, then post the results.

Also have you restarted/killed the panel as suggested before?

The panel is buggy and sets struts so that xfwm4 will prevent windows
from crossing between monitors. But that's unrealted o xfwm4 support
of Xrandr.


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