Review Request 114910: Patch for bug 317066 ("systray leaves garbage on the panel when resizing ")

Dmitry Ivanov dm.vl.ivanov at
Wed Jan 8 08:59:18 GMT 2014

This is an automatically generated e-mail. To reply, visit:

(Updated Jan. 8, 2014, 12:59 p.m.)

Review request for kde-workspace and Plasma.

Bugs: 317066

Repository: kde-workspace


It is a proposed fix for bug 317066. The fix is a very simple one-liner setting FullViewportUpdate mode for FdoGraphicsWidget. I'm aware FullViewportUpdate has negative performance impact but I also know it efficiently leaves out any graphical glitches happening due to no repaint of widget when necessary (which is what the bug is about). I have tested my solution for a couple of days: the bug no longer reproduced and I also didn't see any noticeable performance problems. I'm still not sure what I propose is acceptable since it may seem like a hack to more experienced developers, however I just didn't want my patch attempt to get lost and forgotten in the bugzilla. Please have a look and decide whether the patch is good enough to be applied to the next bugfixing release of KDE 4.x series, t
 hank you. 


  plasma/generic/applets/systemtray/protocols/fdo/fdographicswidget.cpp 1baa23daa5abd5deaab986dc65cec7b9d1031e6c 



I rebuilt with the patch and replaced the package version with it (I'm on Linux Mint 16 KDE, x86_64, KDE 4.11.3). So far I can no longer reproduce bug 317066 and I don't see any noticeable performance problems of system tray applet. 


Dmitry Ivanov

-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <>

More information about the kde-core-devel mailing list