[winswitch] forwarding a X11 window with child windows

Antoine Martin antoine at nagafix.co.uk
Tue Mar 7 15:00:32 GMT 2017

On 07/03/17 01:30, Bodo Martin via shifter-users wrote:
> Hi
> is it possible to forward a X11 window with children to the client? - or
> rather, reparent with XReparentWindow two remote windows (already
> forwarded via xpra ?
I don't see why it wouldn't work: the xpra client is just another X11
client application.

> This works for e.g. a ssh session (for non-GL
> windows) but crashes with xpra. (setup: xpra 1.0.2, linux to linux , via
> ssh )
What crashes exactly? xpra or something else?
I'm not sure why GL would make much of a difference here, but you can
try turning it off with "--opengl=no"
Do you have a reproducible test case I can try?


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