ajax at nwnk.net
Thu Feb 5 08:02:56 PST 2009
On Thu, 2009-02-05 at 09:32 -0500, Patrick O'Donnell wrote:
> >As a trivial workaround, you can enable compositing for your own windows
> >with XCompositeRedirectSubwindows(dpy, win, CompositeRedirectAutomatic).
> >If a compositing manager is active, this will have no effect; otherwise,
> >it will behave essentially the same as bs's WhenMapped state, except,
> >you know. Good.
> Thanks. I'll look into this. Unfortunately for me, our toolkit and
> apps must work with many different kinds of X servers of many
> vintages, so I can't really depend on XCompositeRedirectSubwindows
> being present. (I'm still working on finding a good explication of
> the compositing protocol and API...)
Yeah, you'd need to do the standard dlopen() tricks to find
libXcomposite. See also Aaron's reply, I named the wrong function.
The protocol documentation for Composite is less dire than some of our
other protocol docs, and is approximately a 1:1 mapping to the
libXcomposite API. See:
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