[MPlayer-dev-eng] Bugreport/Patch: x11 video backend has wrong geometry assumptions

Jens Stimpfle debian at jstimpfle.de
Thu May 9 16:03:01 CEST 2013

On Thu, May 09, 2013 at 03:46:23PM +0200, Nicolas George wrote:
> Le decadi 20 floréal, an CCXXI, wm4 a écrit :
> > If it helps, mplayer2 has removed this code 2 years ago, because it
> > broke more than it fixed. There's also another unfixed issue in
> > MPlayer/mplayer2 that breaks -geometry. Nicolas George tried to fix it
> > a while ago, but the patch didn't make it.
> Thanks. I have the project of looking how XTerm does it, since it seems to
> be the program I know that is the most correct in its handling of low-level
> X11, but I had not yet time to do it.

FYI, xterm is broken as well in at least one respect. You can check with
the testwm code I attached to one of the last mails. At startup, xterm
sends two XConfigureWindow(), and expects to get 2 ConfigureNotify's or
waits 5 seconds before it sends the inital MapWindow().

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