Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 215380
Window decorations with 0.3.2-1.fc7 and nVidia
Last modified: 2008-05-06 20:59:28 EDT
Description of problem:
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
compiz 0.3.2-1.fc7, rawhide, using latest nVidia binary drivers (v9629).
"gnome-window-decorator" seems to be missing from this new version. It was
there in compiz 0.0.13.
Seems to happen every time for me.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Enable "Desktop Effects"
2. Compiz replaces metacity process.
3. Window decorations are all messed up. See attached screenshot.
4. Restoring metacity or turning off "Desktop Effects" returns the decorations
5. Relaunching gtk-window-decorator does not have any effect.
6. Nothing strange in .xsession-errors, /var/log/gdm/:0.log, or Xorg.0.log
The window decorator gets all messed up. There are four or five buttons on the
right, which don't do their expected action (min, max, close, etc.) Mousing
"minimize" button moves the "close" button over to the left side and then back!
Three buttons on right, one on left.
Created attachment 141085 [details]
Screenshot. Coconut Bob says hello. :-)
I'm also getting similar wacky title bar behaviour. Only mine jump all around
the title-bar on mouse over. See screenshot
I'm also getting similar wacky title bar behavior. Only mine jump all around the
title-bar on mouse over. See screenshot...
Created attachment 141138 [details]
Notice strange title bar button locations
sorry about the double post...
Another me too. I thought that this might be due to which plugins I had enabled
so I went into gconf-editor and unset the active_plugins key so it would go back
to the default. That didn't work as I was left with only 'gconf'. I don't know
if that's a gconf-editor bug or a schema bug or what. (The schema does seem to
have a defined default.) I looked at my FC6 active_plugins on a different
machine and added them on my rawhide machine and everything seems fine except
for wacky button placement.
We need to get the real fix for working with new metacity themes from git,
instead of my quick just-make-it-compile patch
This appears to be fixed in the latest git : it works perfectly with the
20061116 source rpm I created, as referred to in bug #208044, comment #26 ;
border artefact disappeared too, after an X restart.
Created attachment 143857 [details]
"Compiz" 0.3.4 screenshot w/decoration artifact on "ATI Radeon 7200"
After rebuilding the development package for "compiz" 0.3.4, I still
have a small artifact at the right border of the "Minimize" button.
This is on an "ATI Radeon 7200", so the issue may be more general
than being only "NVidia" related.
Is this still present with the 0.3.6 release? To enable metacity decorations,
use the /apps/gwd/use_metacity_theme gconf key.
Misplaced decorations are gone with compiz-0.3.6-2.fc7. However,
gtk-window-decorator crashes randomly with this compiz package (leaving naked
windows until it's relaunched). Will retest with compiz-0.3.6-4.fc7.
(In reply to comment #10)
Same crashes here with "i810/intel" driver on "DELL Optiplex 745" w/"965Q"
Can I get you all to retest with the recent compiz-0.5.2-5.0ec3ec.fc8 build?
WRT the gnome-session 2.19.6-2 dependency : any chance of compiling/testing this
on F7 ?
WRT comment #13, and to whom it may concern :
compiz/compiz-fusion 0.5.2 works very well on F7 with the RPM packages provided
at kagesenshi's repo (http://devel.foss.org.my/~kagesenshi/repo/pub/).
Based on the date this bug was created, it appears to have been reported
against rawhide during the development of a Fedora release that is no
longer maintained. In order to refocus our efforts as a project we are
flagging all of the open bugs for releases which are no longer
maintained. If this bug remains in NEEDINFO thirty (30) days from now,
we will automatically close it.
If you can reproduce this bug in a maintained Fedora version (7, 8, or
rawhide), please change this bug to the respective version and change
the status to ASSIGNED. (If you're unable to change the bug's version
or status, add a comment to the bug and someone will change it for you.)
Thanks for your help, and we apologize again that we haven't handled
these issues to this point.
The process we're following is outlined here:
We will be following the process here:
http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/BugZappers/HouseKeeping to ensure this
doesn't happen again.
This bug has been in NEEDINFO for more than 30 days since feedback was
first requested. As a result we are closing it.
If you can reproduce this bug in the future against a maintained Fedora
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