Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 975905
remote emacs windows don't resize properly
Last modified: 2015-02-17 10:38:11 EST
Created attachment 763008 [details]
screenshot demonstrating problem
Description of problem:
Remote emacs windows won't resize properly. The window decorations will resize (border, title bar, etc.) but the contents stay the same size. This only happens with emacs windows that have been forwarded over a SSH connection from another machine.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. SSH to remote system
2. Open an emacs window
3. Try to resize window
Contents do not resize
I have exactly the same problem connecting to a remote F19 machine from an F19 machine. Connecting from Fedora 18 to the remote machine works fine. It also works to connect from Fedora 19 to Fedora 18, but not 19 to 19.
I'm seeing the same thing.
It also happens with '-q' (no init file), so it seems to be a generic issue.
It also happens when connecting to F20 from F20. But not between every pair of F20 machines. I have not found any pattern or action making the problem go away yet.
I have not seen this on F19 or F20, but when I updated my server to F21 this bug turned up (exactly as described in the screen-shot in the description above).
I.e, for me it turned up using F21 to F21 (F21 to F20, and F20 to F20 worked fine). Both machines uses the same emacs setup (via Dropbox).
I do see this on other windows also, so this might not be an emacs specific bug.
The comments on this bug are quite old, do you still see this issue. If not, how did you make it go away?
The bug happens occationally between F20 machines, usually just after one of them was rebooted. But it happens less frequently than before. It also happens between F21 machines, but I have not seen it connecting F21 to F20.
I haven't done anything to make it go away, and I have no idea what to do either.
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