[winswitch] xpra 0.13.5 misbehaving

Douglas Doole dougdoole at gmail.com
Mon Jun 16 15:57:27 BST 2014

You're right Antoine, this is caused by something else. (The vast majority
of the windows that I move and resize are managed by xpra, so that's the
only place I had seen the problem.) Time to go hunting elsewhere.

Sorry for the false alarm.

On Mon, Jun 16, 2014 at 10:18 AM, Antoine Martin <antoine at nagafix.co.uk>

> On 16/06/14 21:05, Douglas Doole wrote:
> > I upgraded to xpra 0.13.5 this morning, and I'm having some very strange
> > behaviour with click and drag. I'll click and drag on the title bar to
> move
> > a window and sometime it will move, but other times I'll get behaviour
> such
> > as the window collapsing to just the title bar, or being pushed behind an
> > overlapping window.
> This sound like a client side window manager issue, and not an xpra issue.
> > Similar problems when I click and drag on the edge of a window to resize
> > it. Sometime it resizes and other times the window gets pushed behind an
> > overlapping window.
> As above.
> > The behaviour seems to be random (at least I haven't found anything that
> > specifically causes the strange behaviour). The bad behaviour seems more
> > likely to occur when the xpra managed window is overlapping another
> window.
> > The second window can be local or from xpra.
> >
> > I don't see anything useful in the client or server logs.
> >
> > I did not see this problem on xpra 0.13.4.
> Looking at the changelog from 0.13.4 to 0.13.5, there is nothing at all
> in there that should be able to cause the problems you report.
> So I suspect that the problem comes from somewhere else and that
> downgrading back down may not help, did you do any other updates today?
> > Both my client and server are running Ubuntu 12.04. My desktop is KDE.
> >
> > Anything I can gather to help narrow this down? (I'm going to have to
> roll
> > back to 0.13.4. soon, because this is making 0.13.5 pretty much
> unusable.)
> Maybe running the client with "-d window" will tell us something useful.
> Cheers
> Antoine
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