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

Pali Rohár pali.rohar at gmail.com
Sat May 6 11:59:54 UTC 2017

On Saturday 06 May 2017 13:28:17 Julien Cristau wrote:
> On Fri, May  5, 2017 at 10:08:14 +0200, Pali Rohár wrote:
> > PING.
> > 
> > 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 IMO.

But xdpyinfo already output dimensions and that value is incorrect.

If you do not agree that it should be fixed, then I can send patch to 
totally remove dimensions information from xdpyinfo to not provide 
incorrect and bogus values anymore.

Pali Rohár
pali.rohar at gmail.com
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