Weston under X crashes

David Herrmann dh.herrmann at googlemail.com
Wed Oct 24 06:42:42 PDT 2012


On Tue, Oct 23, 2012 at 7:49 PM, Kristian Høgsberg <hoegsberg at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 23, 2012 at 05:12:43PM +0100, Niklas Hambüchen wrote:
>> Can we make X Weston test-wise draw some fancy stuff into regions it is
>> forced to fill up in tiling WMs? That would make reproducing this a
>> little bit easier.
> I don't really have a good suggestion there, but this patch should fix
> it as far as I can see.
> Kristian
> From 0e6e9ca45a97b6aeadb9decd6bef6673f083e7ea Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
> From: =?UTF-8?q?Kristian=20H=C3=B8gsberg?= <krh at bitplanet.net>
> Date: Tue, 23 Oct 2012 13:04:09 -0400
> Subject: [PATCH] compositor: Clip pointer coordinates on pointer enter as
>  well
> When tiling window managers resize a non-resizable window they're violating
> ICCCM.  Not some hippie-community standard like EWMH, but ICCCM, which is
> about as old and sacred as the constitution.  If they want to force a window
> to be a size it wasn't designed for, at least they could have the decency to
> reparent the client window into a bigger containing window of whatever size
> they think it should be.  But apparently ICCCM compliance is too much to ask.
> Anyway, all that just to say that it's really not our fault when we get an
> enter event with coordinates outside the valid output region.  But we'll
> clip it anyway and work around mis-behaving tiling WMs.
> ---
>  src/compositor.c |    1 +
>  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)

This fixes the crashes here on my machine with tiling-WMs.


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