[OpenJDK 2D-Dev] <AWT Dev> Java Fullscreen Mode with Xorg server 1.3.0+ (I'm ready to work on a patch)

Dan Munckton lists at munckfish.net
Wed Dec 5 22:54:07 UTC 2007

Hi Dmitri

Sorry about the delay in replying.

>    BTW, someone posted a hackish work around for this issue
>    (see 6636469).

Thank you, yes I saw that - same thing was posted to the Ubuntu bug.

>    As I mentioned in my evaluation (you should see it shortly *)
>    this bug is related to this one:
>       http://bugs.sun.com/bugdatabase/view_bug.do?bug_id=6599351
>    I think this should be addressed by two fixes:
>      1. we need to correctly detect whether Xinerama is present and
>         active (6599351)
>      2. as you suggested we should relax the requirement concerning
>         xinerama and randr (6636469)

Interesting. Although I hadn't tested with a multi-monitor setup it's no
surprise to me at all that there are other knock-on affects of the
changes in Xorg Server 1.3.

>    The first part (arguably =) belongs to AWT and will need to work
>    correctly on both linux ans solaris (with newer Xorg servers).
>    The second part belongs to 2D. I guess for the sake of simplicity
>    we could fold both issues into the same bug report since they both
>    have same underlying cause.
>    Typically we close the newer bug as a duplicate of the older one.
>    What do you think?

That's perfectly fine with me.



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