KDE 3.2 without Xinerama support

Lubos Lunak l.lunak at suse.cz
Thu Jan 8 11:22:59 GMT 2004

On Wednesday 07 of January 2004 18:56, George Staikos wrote:
>    As of today it has been declared that KDE 3.2 will ship without Xinerama
> support unless someone fixes it ASAP.  Right now KDE running on Xinerama is
> completely broken with windows showing up in all the wrong places with the
> wrong sizes.  I spent quite a bit of my time working on Xinerama support in
> KDE, including several new features in 3.2.  Meanwhile the basics were
> completely broken, I believe when kwin_iii was merged in.  I don't have
> time to fix it before 3.2 comes out, and probably not even soon after.  If
> anyone understands kwin_iii, it would really be nice if you could have a
> look and try to fix placement according to all the configuration options we
> have.

 I can handle understanding kwin, the part missing is knowing and being able 
to test Xinerama. So if somebody knows Xinerama and has time for it, we can 
e.g. go through the problems on IRC, and do something about them.

Lubos Lunak
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