[SDL] Fullscreen in no-reparenting WMs

David Demelier demelier.david at gmail.com
Thu Dec 30 02:21:39 PST 2010

On 30/12/2010 08:32, Sam Lantinga wrote:
> 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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I found a snapshot at the download page, but the built could not finish :

libtool: compile:  gcc -g -O3 -I./include -mmmx -msse -msse2 
-fvisibility=hidden -I/usr/X11R6/include/ -I/usr/X11R6/include 
build/SDL_x11opengl.lo -c src/video/x11/SDL_x11opengl.c  -fPIC -DPIC -o 
src/video/x11/SDL_x11opengl.c:90: error: redefinition of typedef 
/usr/X11R6/include/GL/glxext.h:548: error: previous declaration of 
gmake: *** [build/SDL_x11opengl.lo] Error 1


David Demelier

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