noob's question alert: argb visual not found

Amit Pundir pundiramit at
Thu Feb 18 00:45:01 PST 2010

2010/2/18 Michel Dänzer <michel at>:
> As I pointed out to you on IRC, you can't use CopyFromParent for the
> window depth/visual because you want to use a different depth/visual
> than the root window's. Why did you post here without at least fixing
> that?
> After you left, Daniel Stone mentioned there being more questionable
> things about the code, but I haven't looked beyond the above.

I didn't use the root window attributes this time and it worked. Thanks.

Do we maintain the IRC log for #xorg-devel channel so that I can look
into Daniel Stone's suggestions? A quick google search didn't give me
any information.

Amit Pundir

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