[compiz] gtk-window-decorator - No window borders

Mike Dransfield mike at blueroot.co.uk
Fri Feb 23 17:26:09 PST 2007

Brad Ison wrote:
> No decoration plugin is installed in $prefix/lib/compiz/ just the
> libdecoration libraries are installed into $prefix/lib/. If I do add
> decoration to active_plugins compiz won't find it and will remove it
> from the list. When I first saw this happening I too thought this was
> the problem. So, I went into $prefix/lib/compiz/ and copied the
> libdecoration files installed to $prefix/lib/ into the compiz directory
> as if they were a plugin. But, when compiz goes to load the decoration
> plugin then it complains about not being able to lookup
> getCompPluginInfo in libdecoration.so - I see the getCompPluginInfo
> function in decoration.c though. So at this point I'm not sure what to
> think.

This is your problem, you need to fix your installation so
that you have the decoration plugin.

libdecoration is not the same as the decoration plugin
so swapping that in will not work.

Possibly libdecoration could be renamed libdecorator to
avoid this potential confusion?

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