Re: Suggestion on resolution change.

Am Sat, 31 Oct 2009 13:24:01 +0900 (JST)
schrieb Teika Kazura <teika lavabit com>:

> On Tue, 27 Oct 2009 22:18:22 +0100, Christopher Roy Bratusek wrote:
> > Other WMs (eg that M thing) listen to resolution changes. I guess E
> > does, too,
> Ok, so there's a way out. Hard study is waiting for us ;)
> >> It seems to me that the future compatible solution is to have a
> >> function in edge-flip.jl to update.  And users have to call
> >> manually that func after resolution change.
> >> 
> > Plus letting the user manually update screen-width/screen-height
> > and all stuff making use of it is a no-go, if you ask me.
> First I wrote the following answer, but I noticed it's wrong:
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> I don't mean the manual update is the final solution, but
> (edge-flip-update) is anyway necessary (and it will *never* introduce
> any inconsistency), and it can be implemented easily by 1.6. You seem
> to want it now, so I propose it as one of goals for 1.6.
> Even if there's (edge-flip-update), users have to call it manually
> until we support xrandr, which we don't have at all now. (And replace
> Xinerama? ... ;/ )
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> If resolutions can be changed per screen in RandR, then we need
> complete rewritement?

wouldn't a resolution changed hook that auto-updates screen-width
screen-height & co be enough?

> According to Wikipedia, RandR still relies on xinerama, though the
> latter is deprecated. Ehh, a conundrum.
> Regards,
> Teika (Teika kazura)

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