Window previews in xfwm4

Sonal Santan sonal.santan at
Sun Jan 11 02:42:10 CET 2015


The missing preview bug I mentioned in my previous email seems to only
affect XFCE Terminal if that makes any sense.


On Sat, Jan 10, 2015 at 5:25 PM, Sonal Santan <sonal.santan at>

> Hello,
> I have upstreamed my changes for window previews to
> for folks to try out. There is one
> bug I am still trying to track down -- occasionally, the preview comes out
> as blank for a minimized window. I capture the previews of windows which
> are about to be minimized inside unmap_win() hook of the compositor. Is
> this the correct location for capturing the previews of windows which are
> about to be minimized?
> For folks who are curious, the new function, update_win_preview() defined
> in compositor.c captures the previews. XImage to GdkPixbuf conversion
> happens in the new function, gdk_pixbuf_xlib_get_from_image() defined in a
> new file previews.c.
> Will submit patches to the list after I have taken care of the bug
> mentioned above.
> -Sonal
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