[PATCH] Ignore RandR timestamps harder

Chase Douglas chase.douglas at canonical.com
Thu Jun 10 10:49:52 PDT 2010

On Thu, 2010-06-10 at 07:38 -0700, Keith Packard wrote:
> Checking timestamps in post 1.1 randr requests was never a good idea,
> let's ignore them and just make the configuration changes.
> Signed-off-by: Keith Packard <keithp at keithp.com>
> ---
> Because the new randr code uses persistent resource ids for all of the
> objects in question, there's no concern that the configuration will do
> something weird if done with stale information. As such, we really don't
> need to check these timestamps, they serve only to cause random failures
> when applications get them wrong somehow.
>  randr/rrcrtc.c |   33 ---------------------------------
>  1 files changed, 0 insertions(+), 33 deletions(-)

I believe this is what I was working around with the following patch:


I didn't know the rationale for checking timestamps, so I didn't propose
fixing the issue in X. However, dropping the check seems right in my

Acked-by: Chase Douglas <chase.douglas at canonical.com>

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