New Mandelbrot wallpaper in playground, triggers some bugs

Marco Martin notmart at
Fri Sep 5 10:45:42 CEST 2008

On Friday 05 September 2008, Benoit Jacob wrote:
> Hi,
> I just committed an initial version of my Mandelbrot wallpaper plugin
> (only 360 LOC) there:
> /trunk/playground/base/plasma/wallpapers/
> commit message:
> You'll need a recent checkout of /trunk/kdesupport/eigen2. For now, a
> SSE2 CPU is required, but that requirement will quickly go away.
> I'd like to point out that it seems to trigger a few plasma bugs --
> although of course it might just be me misusing libplasma.
> 1) In the Ctrl+F12 "dashboard view" it renders fine without glitches.
> But outside of dashboard, on the actual desktop, there are huge
> repaint glitches (many damaged areas). Perhaps I should add that I
> have desktop effects disabled. But
humm, weeeird, here seems to render always correctly both with and without 
compositing, what are the steps that producesbad areas?

oh, and good job :)

Marco Martin
> 2) In the "desktop settings" dialog, the little preview isn't getting
> mouse events.
> Cheers,
> Benoit
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