The Metacity Window Manager

Comment 6 for bug 437378

the dock only uses a gdk_move_resize, so the bug would be in GDK, but I
don't think so.
for me, it's the WM's job to correctly handle a move+resize event. if Compiz
can do it, there is obviously a correct way to do it, don't you think so ?

2011/1/5 Bellegarde Cedric <email address hidden>

> bugs appear with every window manager i test:
> - metacity
> - openbox
> - kwin
> - blackbox
> - ...
>
> Only working window manager is compiz so i guess bug is in cairo dock
> and not in window managers...
>
> Here what kwin devs think about it:
>
> "The claimed assumption that kwin would set size and position independently
> if
> there's a combined configure request is (afaics) wrong, the geometry update
> is
> blocked in the configure request until everything's done
> (position/size/contrainment)"
>
> And it works with compiz because compiz set size and position
> independently due to it plugin architecture...
>
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> https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/437378
>
> Title:
> Some flashes appears when a window is resized
>
> Status in Cairo-Dock : Core:
> Fix Released
> Status in KDE Base Components:
> Unknown
> Status in The Metacity Window Manager:
> New
> Status in “metacity” package in Ubuntu:
> Triaged
>
> Bug description:
> Binary package hint: metacity
>
> Hello,
>
> I'm part of the Cairo-Dock team. Cairo-Dock is a dock using Cairo/OpenGL
> backend. It needs a composite support and it works almost well with
> Metacity. There is just one problem : some flashes appear (often) and the
> dock is moved quickly when the window used by Cairo-Dock is resized. In fact
> Cairo-Dock resizes its window when the dock is active.
> Can you have a look to this screencast? http://videobin.org/+fx/if.html
>
> It seems that it's an old bug but sorry for that, we have never report this
> bug here. I have tested on Gnome 2.26 (Jaunty) and 2.28 (Karmic - just
> before my other computer breaks down :/ ). Mutter is also affected by this
> bug
> This bug is much present now because the resizing is more used.
>
> You can find all informations about the installation of Cairo-Dock there :
> http://www.cairo-dock.org/ww_page.php?p=Accueil&lang=en#0-Installation
> Our project page on launchpad : https://launchpad.net/cairo-dock
> Our source code : https://code.launchpad.net/cairo-dock
>
> Thanks for your help and many thanks for your great project!
>
> PS : Bug in Gnome Bugzilla :
> https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=596464
>
>
>
> ProblemType: Bug
> Architecture: i386
> DistroRelease: Ubuntu 9.04
> Package: metacity 1:2.25.144-0ubuntu2.1
> ProcEnviron:
> LANG=fr_BE.UTF-8
> SHELL=/bin/bash
> SourcePackage: metacity
> Uname: Linux 2.6.28-15-generic i686
>
>
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