Window Transparency without Compositing Manager

Daniel Stone daniel at
Thu Aug 7 07:43:32 PDT 2008

On Thu, Aug 07, 2008 at 04:31:34PM +0200, saad shams wrote:
> what i am trying to say is Not to use the by-default desktop composition
> managers as xfwm, Compiz, Beryl, Metacity, xcompmgr, but I want to manually
> grab their functionality in my program using core X libraries/extensions so
> that it remain independent of extra stuff. I have no harm using XComposite
> or Xrender.

Erm, okay.  You can write your own compositing manager, that's fine.
Just take the xcompmgr source or whatever and use that to write your

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