Inline patch for unclipped manual redirect changes in Composite

Keith Packard keithp at
Fri Apr 27 08:29:29 PDT 2007

On Fri, 2007-04-27 at 12:12 +0200, Johan Bilien wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 20, 2007, Keith Packard wrote:
> > Our fine mail archiving software throws away attachments, so here's an
> > inline version of the patch. Again, this patch changes the semantics of
> > manual-redirect Composite windows so that they do not clip sibling or
> > parent drawing. This allows parents to draw composited windows without
> > using IncludeInferiors mode, as well as having Expose events delivered
> > to the parent in regions covered by manual redirect composited children.
> Do you plan to increase the minor revision number of the extension for
> this? I know it doesn't change the wire protocol, but it changes the
> behavior of the server quite significantly and there needs to be a way
> for client to detect which behavior the server will have.

Yes, that's a good plan.

> We plan to use the patch in maemo, and it would be nice to align
> ourselves with what will be done upstream when the patch goes in.

I'll stick it into the server and bump the minor protocol number. I'll
also fix the 1.3 branch of the server to tie the protocol version to the
implementation rather than the header files (otherwise, updating the
headers would change what version is reported by the server).

keith.packard at
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