Strange results from xdpyinfo
ilan at astelecom.ru
Sat Apr 23 17:59:09 UTC 2016
On Sat, Apr 23, 2016 at 06:28:55PM +0100, David C. Partridge wrote:
> When using two relatively recent X implementations (VcxSrv, Ubuntu
> 14.04) an X client reports strange results from xdypinfo.
> Specifically there are multiple (many, many) results looking like:
It's not strange. It should be expected now. In fact, it is GLX
that require special visual for any sane combination of basic
properties like Z-buffer, stencil, double buffer and some others.
Nevertheless, this behaviour is perfectly adheres to spec, and
is here for a long time and doesn't cause much trouble.
> this is blowing the buffer for an application that uses xdpyinfo to
> determine the display resolution to use.
Such a pity.
> By contrast OpenText Exceed shows only ONE 24 plane entry.
> Is there any fix for this problem?
There is no problem and no need to fix.
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