Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1282843
Alt-tab breaks wine fullscreen apps in recent wine versions - fix included
Last modified: 2016-11-25 09:03:03 EST
Created attachment 1095530 [details]
Patch as discussed on gnome-bugzilla
Description of problem: in recent wine versions >= 18.104.22.168, the minimize behavior of wine has changed to match more the behavior of Windows. This breaks alt-tabbing in gnome-shell since lot's of games do not set MWM_FUNC_MINIMIZE.
The bug was fixed by Stefan Dösinger for marco (mate fork of metacity).
Upstream mutter will fix this soon, too, with a small change, like in the attachment.
I create this bug-entry to ask for a backport for fedora 23
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): ever since 2005?
Steps to Reproduce:
1. run fullscreen app in wine with default settings (starcraft 2 for example).
2. alt-tab out and back in.
Window is frozen and does not redraw anymore. Mouse, too.
Window should draw as usual
This bug was fixed in marco, muffin and hopefully mutter upstream soon.
Any chance that this gets included during this fedora 23 livecycle?
It has been adopted in other window managers and seems to work fine.
It would greatly improve wine-gaming experience for many fedora users with little risk.
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This bug was fixed upstream in mutter 3.20