[cairo] Fwd: xcb backend - no window decorations

Andreas Lobinger lobingera at gmail.com
Mon Jul 11 13:42:57 UTC 2016

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From: Andreas Lobinger <lobingera at gmail.com>
Date: Mon, Jul 11, 2016 at 2:20 PM
Subject: Re: [cairo] xcb backend - no window decorations
To: "Enrico Weigelt, metux IT consult" <enrico.weigelt at gr13.net>

Hello colleague,

have you looked at
https://www.x.org/releases/X11R7.6/doc/libxcb/tutorial/index.html#wm ?

On Mon, Jul 11, 2016 at 1:53 PM, Enrico Weigelt, metux IT consult
<enrico.weigelt at gr13.net> wrote:
> On 11.07.2016 13:30, Lawrence D'Oliveiro wrote:
>> Aren’t you supposed to create the window first, then pass it to
>> cairo_xcb_surface_create
>> <https://www.cairographics.org/manual/cairo-XCB-Surfaces.html#cairo-xcb-surface-create>
>> as the drawable?
> yeah, that's how I'm doing it (according to some cairo-xcb examples).
> it suspected that cairo-xcb is doing something to the window, but it
> doesn't seem the case - just created yet another window w/o creating
> an cairo surface ontop of it, getting the same effect.
> so, the big question now is: how to create an xcb window with usual
> window decorations ? do i have to add some atoms ?
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