[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#519334: xfwm4: ignores xrandr screen resize with gtk 2.14

Oliver Martin oliver at volatilevoid.net
Wed Mar 11 22:13:45 UTC 2009

Package: xfwm4
Version: 4.4.2-5
Severity: normal


I regularly switch between my laptop's internal TFT and an external
monitor using xrandr. With gtk 2.12, xfwm4 recognizes this and adjusts
the size of maximized windows accordingly. After upgrading to 2.14,
behaviour depends on whether the external monitor was plugged in when I
logged in or not:

  * if it was plugged in, I can remove it later and switch to the 
    internal monitor and it will resize windows as before. Still, some
    apps like VirtualBox or VMware misbehave.

  * if I logged in with only the internal TFT active, when I switch to
    the external one maximized windows remain 800 pixels high instead of

When I kill xfwm4 and restart it, it recognizes the correct resolution
and resizes the windows.


-- System Information:
Debian Release: squeeze/sid
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (990, 'testing'), (500, 'unstable')
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux (SMP w/2 CPU cores; PREEMPT)
Locale: LANG=de_AT.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=de_AT.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash

Versions of packages xfwm4 depends on:
ii  libatk1.0-0            1.22.0-1          The ATK accessibility toolkit
ii  libc6                  2.9-4             GNU C Library: Shared libraries
ii  libcairo2              1.8.6-2-subpixel1 The Cairo 2D vector graphics libra
ii  libfontconfig1         2.6.0-3-subpixel1 generic font configuration library
ii  libfreetype6           2.3.7-2-subpixel1 FreeType 2 font engine, shared lib
ii  libglib2.0-0           2.19.7-1          The GLib library of C routines
ii  libgtk2.0-0            2.14.7-4          The GTK+ graphical user interface 
ii  libice6                2:1.0.5-1         X11 Inter-Client Exchange library
ii  libpango1.0-0          1.22.4-2          Layout and rendering of internatio
ii  libpixman-1-0          0.14.0-1          pixel-manipulation library for X a
ii  libpng12-0             1.2.27-2          PNG library - runtime
ii  libsm6                 2:1.1.0-2         X11 Session Management library
ii  libstartup-notificatio 0.9-1             library for program launch feedbac
ii  libx11-6               2:1.1.5-2         X11 client-side library
ii  libxcomposite1         1:0.4.0-3         X11 Composite extension library
ii  libxdamage1            1:1.1.1-4         X11 damaged region extension libra
ii  libxext6               2:1.0.4-1         X11 miscellaneous extension librar
ii  libxfce4mcs-client3    4.4.2-4           Client library for Xfce4 configure
ii  libxfce4mcs-manager3   4.4.2-4           Manager library for Xfce4 configur
ii  libxfce4util4          4.4.2-3           Utility functions library for Xfce
ii  libxfcegui4-4          4.4.2-4           Basic GUI C functions for Xfce4
ii  libxfixes3             1:4.0.3-2         X11 miscellaneous 'fixes' extensio
ii  libxrandr2             2:1.2.3-1         X11 RandR extension library
ii  libxrender1            1:0.9.4-2         X Rendering Extension client libra
ii  zlib1g                 1: compression library - runtime

Versions of packages xfwm4 recommends:
ii  librsvg2-common               2.22.2-4   SAX-based renderer library for SVG
ii  xfce4-mcs-manager             4.4.2-3    Settings manager for Xfce4
ii  xfwm4-themes                  4.4.2-1    Theme files for xfwm4

Versions of packages xfwm4 suggests:
ii  xfce4                   Meta-package for the Xfce Lightwei

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