[SDL] Fullscreen in no-reparenting WMs

Sam Lantinga slouken at libsdl.org
Wed Dec 29 23:32:00 PST 2010


Have you tried this with SDL 1.3?  I think I tested this and fixed
some issues a few months ago.

The fixes for 1.3 couldn't apply to 1.2 because of the differences in
window management.

On Fri, Dec 24, 2010 at 10:08 AM, David Demelier
<demelier.david at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
>
> There is a really famous bug when running SDL applications in fullscreen
> mode on window manager that does not reparent windows.
>
> When switching to the fullscreen mode the window manager gets completely
> mangled by the application window which stays black and you can't live
> without killing X.
>
> This is known on dwm, awesome, cwm, wmfs, wmii (maybe ?).
>
> Is there any chance to be fixed in the future release?
>
> Kind regards,
>
> David.
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