[Xcb] Deeper pixmaps for xcb-shape masks

Javier Pollak javi.po.123 at gmail.com
Mon Sep 17 16:25:12 UTC 2018

I see..

So if I wanted to have proper rounded bounding and antialiased corners, I
would have to apply the bounding through shape-ext. and then reclip it in
the compositor?

Proper bounding: having the mouse hi er over rounded corners and behave as

On Sun, Sep 16, 2018, 12:20 PM Uli Schlachter, <psychon at znc.in> wrote:

> Hi,
> On 14.09.2018 19:47, Javier Pollak wrote:
> > Hi, I'm working on a patch for bspwm to add rounded corners to windows
> and
> > their borders.
> [...]
> > Is there any way to remedy this?
> > What I tried so far is to apply an additional mask to the window
> background
> > itself since it allows for a mask of the same depth as the window.
> > The problem with that solution is that it does not apply to the border...
> If the problem is X11 window borders, then the only solution is not to
> use them, but to draw your own borders instead.
> In general, you can use alpha values through the RENDER extension for
> anti-aliased edges, but only if a compositing manager is running since
> the X11 server does not do any compositing for you.
> Cheers,
> Uli
> --
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