[PATCH app/xdpyinfo] Use XRANDR 1.2 extension for reporting dimensions and resolution per output

Julien Cristau jcristau at debian.org
Sat May 6 11:28:17 UTC 2017

On Fri, May  5, 2017 at 10:08:14 +0200, Pali Rohár wrote:

> I would like to know if there is some problem with this and something
> needs to be reworked or if it can be accepted.
> Currently xdpyinfo report bogus dimensions and resolution values and lot
> of people complain about this problem. It should be fixed.
Yes, there's a problem with this.  xrandr is the tool to get monitor
dimensions, xdpyinfo serves a different purpose.  You could add support
for xdpyinfo -ext RANDR, but changing the default output is a bad idea


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