Bug 393441 - Can't un-maximise emacs in KDE using the resize button
Can't un-maximise emacs in KDE using the resize button
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: emacs (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Chip Coldwell
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2007-11-20 18:53 EST by deanm
Modified: 2008-06-16 22:52 EDT (History)
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Description deanm 2007-11-20 18:53:38 EST
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Description of problem:
I'm running a stock f7 on an x86_64 machine w/ all updates as of 18 Nov, 2007.

On a KDE desktop, binking on the "maximise" button at upper right of the window maximises emacs (left mouse). But binking on it again does not return it to its
original size.  Normally I'll see this sort of behaviour if I move the window
after resizing.  But with emacs no motion is needed.  Bascially un-maximise is broken.  

Other windows w/in KDE (e.g. Konsole) work correctly.  Furthermore emacs w/in
Gnome works correctly.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.emacs -q
2.bink on maximise button (middle icon, top right of window)
3.bink it again.

Actual Results:
The window "flashes" but does not resize.

Expected Results:
The window shd. return to its original size.

Additional info:
Comment 1 deanm 2007-12-11 15:21:44 EST
I made an ssh -X connection from my local FC6 32-bit laptop to the above
mentioned F7 machine and fired up the F7 emacs remotely (so the window manager
is the local 32 bit KDE).  Same mis-behaviour as described above.

Then I replaced the x86_64 emacs on the F7 machine  with i386. Same bug while
running remotedly.  Sorry: I'm home sick and so can't run emacs directly on the
remote F7 machine.

Is this bug present on straight F7 i386 machines?
Comment 2 deanm 2007-12-11 18:00:13 EST
More information:  I just built both emacs-22.1-5.fc7 and emacs-22.1-8.fc8 on my
FC6 i386 laptop.  In each case I started emacs with -q.  It exhibits the same
behaviour as described above.   So this appears to be a pure emacs-22.1 / KDE
interaction and is not dependent on i386 vs. x86_64.
Comment 3 Martí­n Marqués 2007-12-12 08:34:21 EST
For what I see, the problem is that it's not maximizing the window, but resizing
it to almost it's maximun size.

Haven't tested it on other emacs (non 64bit, non fedora, fedora older, etc.).
Comment 4 deanm 2007-12-12 15:52:22 EST
There's a recent useful discussion of this bug, which includes remarks by
Richard Stallman, at:

The bug appears to depend on an interplay btween Emacs-22 and KDE (kwin).
Comment 5 Bug Zapper 2008-05-14 11:05:08 EDT
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Comment 6 deanm 2008-05-14 14:06:16 EDT
Both the Version and the Hardware can be changed (to Fedora 8, and i386 resp.)
The bug still exists in F8.  This seems to be a KDE/emacs interaction bug.
I would very much like to see this fixed.  It is most annoying to not be able to
return to normal size after a maximise (which I use  a lot!).  Thanks
Comment 7 Bug Zapper 2008-06-16 22:52:50 EDT
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