Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 502928
Xephyr utility should be resizable
Last modified: 2012-09-11 15:06:00 EDT
Description of problem:
I should be able to resize Xephyr windows Tools like qemu and sandbox could give the user a better experience if the windows resized properly with the parent window.
I think the problem is not passing the Resize event down to the Xserver children.
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 11 development cycle.
Changing version to '11'.
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Could you please reply to the previous question? If you won't reply in one month, I will have to close this bug as INSUFFICIENT_DATA. Thank you.
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This bug should stay open. Moved to F12. Really need this for RHEL6...
note to myself: check in VM
This patch might help.
Created attachment 416207 [details]
proposed solution for resizing xephyr
This is a modified version of the patch from Dan's link that works. I have tested it against the current version of xorg from cvs.
This seems to work, although a little flashy. Thomas fixed it so it can be wrapped by another application or run on its own. I need this fix for F13/F14 and RHEL6 if at all possible.
Thomas can you see about updating the patch at
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The fix is in RHEL6, is there any movement on upstream?
Adam any update?
Author: Vic Lee <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Mon Jul 30 14:32:09 2012 -0400
ephyr: Resize screen automatically when parent window is resized
Reviewed-by: Adam Jackson <email@example.com>
Signed-off-by: Vic Lee <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Signed-off-by: Keith Packard <email@example.com>