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Re: [wmx] OpenGL problem..

Teemu Voipio - Sat Feb 09 13:58:00 2002

On Fri, Feb 08, 2002 at 01:16:48AM +0200, Teemu Voipio wrote:
> > > I have following problem with OpenGl applications:
> > > 
> > > The framerate is normal when the application does not have input focus.  As
> > > soon as it gets input focus, the framerate drops to a third or something.
> > > 
> > > I think this might have something to do with the "grip" in the bottom-right
> > > corner of all windows. Anybody had similar problems ?
> > 
> > This is a documented feature of the grip, I believe you can configure wmx to
> > not have it at all.  It's mentioned as slowing the Xterm redraw if you don't
> > have a wide left scrollbar.  I also get it with windows 3d OpenGL apps, and
> > simply dragging the window a few pixels off the left of the screen fixes it,
> Hmmh.. got to try that trick..
> The grip also has the following issue: the content under those two lines
> is not updated and after channel switching is usually from the
> background image. It would be nice to have the resize even without the
> grip though, if possible.. i'll see what I can do.
> > > PS. I'll go on by removing that "grip" thing (two lines) temporarily..
> > 
> > Oh, I assumed it was on the Config.h, I'll bother checking now.. No it's not,
> > actually the README says to try a different terminal emulator :)
> both Xfree86 (4.1 & 4.2) default xterm and aterm (latest I think) work
> with me without any problem at all.. and i'm using no scrollbars at all.

Now, I made a quick hack for disabling the grip in Config.h.
It's available as http://wasteland.pp.htv.fi/grip-select.patch

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