[compiz] Horizontally maximized window on last viewport

David Reveman davidr at novell.com
Tue Feb 6 17:02:27 PST 2007

On Fri, 2007-02-02 at 12:03 +0100, Jesper Andersen wrote:
> Hi, 
> I posted this on the forum as well, but there were no responses to it. I
> now posting it here just in case anybody cares.
> Anyway, Compiz is a very nice program. Thanks for all the effort you put
> into making it.
> I am using the latest git version of compiz and it really works great
> for being an "unstable" version. 
> Anyway, I noticed the following strange behavior and was wondering if
> anybody else experince the same: 
> When I have a window maximized horizontally on the last viewport (4) and
> try to switch to that window (using either switcher or scale) from the
> first viewport (1), the cube rotates to the proper viewport (4) but the
> window is moved to the first viewport (1). Shocked
> If I then swap to the first viewport (1) again to see the horizontally
> maximized window and then toggle the horizontally maximized state, the
> window moves back to some other viewport (I have not examined if there
> is a pattern to this). 
> I am using gentoo and a slightly patched version of libwnck 2.16.2 (from
> the xeffects overlay) and have not tried with any other version of
> libwmnck as I was not sure libwnck was to blame. 
> Anyways, the surprising behavior of the escaping window only occurs when
> the horizontally maximized window is on viewport 4 and I try to switch
> to it from viewport 1. 
> Interestingly, I observe the same behavior under beryl regardless of
> window decorator (well: for heliodor and emerald at least, I have not
> yet tried any KDE related decorator) 
> So! Anyone experiencing the same? 

Yes, it was easy to reproduce with your instructions. I've found the
issue causing this behavior and I've pushed out changes that should fix


- David

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