Bug 444089 - Add a check for the version of Xrandr available
Summary: Add a check for the version of Xrandr available
Keywords:
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: control-center
Version: 9
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
low
low
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Control Center Maintainer
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
URL:
Whiteboard:
Depends On:
Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2008-04-24 22:03 UTC by James Westby
Modified: 2009-07-14 15:06 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
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Environment:
Last Closed: 2009-07-14 15:06:00 UTC


Attachments (Terms of Use)
Add an xrandr version check (2.56 KB, patch)
2008-04-24 22:03 UTC, James Westby
no flags Details | Diff
alternative patch (747 bytes, patch)
2008-04-27 00:12 UTC, Matthias Clasen
no flags Details | Diff
control-center part of the patch (1.33 KB, patch)
2008-04-27 00:18 UTC, Matthias Clasen
no flags Details | Diff

Description James Westby 2008-04-24 22:03:37 UTC
Please see
https://bugs.edge.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gnome-control-center/+bug/199549

The xrandr code doesn't work too well if Xrandr 1.2 isn't available, so
a check should be added that it is available when the capplet loads.

Thanks,

James

Comment 1 James Westby 2008-04-24 22:03:37 UTC
Created attachment 303698 [details]
Add an xrandr version check

Comment 2 Matthias Clasen 2008-04-27 00:12:26 UTC
Created attachment 303881 [details]
alternative patch

I think it would be much more in line with the current code to do the version
check in rw_screen_new.

Comment 3 Matthias Clasen 2008-04-27 00:18:08 UTC
Created attachment 303882 [details]
control-center part of the patch

Comment 4 Bug Zapper 2008-05-14 10:07:30 UTC
Changing version to '9' as part of upcoming Fedora 9 GA.
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http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/BugZappers/HouseKeeping

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