[compiz] Dissappearing gnome terminal contents

Guillaume Seguin guillaume at segu.in
Tue Oct 2 08:55:41 PDT 2007

2007/10/2, Danny Baumann <dannybaumann at web.de>:
> Am Dienstag, den 02.10.2007, 11:45 +0200 schrieb Jesper Andersen:
> > Hi.
> >
> > I was not able to find any notice of this issue in either the forums or
> > bugzilla (http://bugs.opencompositing.org/) (is that still used btw) so
> > I am posting it here in the hope that it is useful to someone.
> >
> > I am using gentoo and gnome 2.20 and the compiz version from git
> > sources.
> >
> > When I maximize (vertically, horizontally, both) a gnome-terminal
> > window the contents of the terminal window disappears and leaves the
> > terminal window in its default background color. Decorations and menu
> > are drawn as usual. I have to switch to anther window or viewport and
> > the back to the terminal window before the contents is redrawn. Also,
> > unmaximizing the terminal window makes the contents visible again.
> >
> > Actually, activating the switcher and selecting the terminal window is
> > good enough to make the window contents show again.
> >
> > The issue is not seen in e.g. urxvt terminal windows (or xterm for that
> > matter) and it does not occur when I run metacity instead of
> > compiz+gwd or compiz+emeral.
> >
> > I would be happy to provide more information if needed.
> >
> > As I very frequently maximize my terminal windows and rather prefer the
> > gnome-terminal I would very much like to resolve this issue. Does anyone
> > have an idea what to do or where I could look (in the sources even) to
> > fix the issue?
> Is this issue fixed by commit d301a011471469fea70f3d3d519ed47ead1f8e22 ?
> I ask because it's supposed to fix another issue with gnome-terminal
> (open a g-t window, open a new tab, maximize, close tab -> second tab
> still has unmaximized terminal size), but I can't see the issue you
> describe here.

It fixed the problem here =) (I was having the same problem as Jesper)


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