[OpenJDK 2D-Dev] <AWT Dev> KDE Task bar is always on top of fullscreen Java applications
anthony.petrov at oracle.com
Tue Jun 28 05:02:59 PDT 2011
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On 6/27/2011 4:03 PM, gouessej at orange.fr wrote:
> I think I have found a fix for this bug. On GNOME and on KDE the atoms remain unchanged according to xprops but the X client message is sent, that is why I call XChangeProperty. On the other hand, only a window on top of the stack can become fullscreen, that is why I use _NET_WM_STATE_ABOVE. I fear that building OpenJDK requires a lot of time. Could someone with a ready environment make a build for me with this fix? My "patch" is in the bug report here:
> Best regards
> Julien Gouesse
>> Message du 23/06/11 14:50
>> De : "Anthony Petrov"
>> A : gouessej at orange.fr
>> Copie à :
>> Objet : Re: KDE Task bar is always on top of fullscreen Java applications
>> On 06/22/2011 02:28 PM, gouessej at orange.fr wrote:
>>> Yes, that's it. I'm sad because I'm using JOGL AWT canvas called
>>> GLCanvas and this bug impacts my first person shooter. If I knew
>>> better the source code of AWT, I would try to write a patch. I assume
>>> there is a way of detecting the window manager to apply this fix only
>>> in this case, isn't it?
>> This window state is a part of EWMH specification, so there's no need to
>> set it for specific WMs only.
>>> Does AWT currently rely on xrandr or VidMode on Linux? Best regards.
>> I think this question belongs to the 2d-dev at openjdk mailing list. I'm
>> not a Java2D expert. Please ask 2D folks about that.
>> PS. Please remember to use Reply All rather than just Reply so that your
>> message hits the mailing list.
>> best regards,
>>>> Message du 22/06/11 12:11
>>>> De : "Anthony Petrov"
>>>> A : gouessej at orange.fr
>>>> Copie à : awt-dev at openjdk.java.net
>>>> Objet : Re: KDE Task bar is always on top of fullscreen Java applications
>>>> On 6/22/2011 1:14 PM, gouessej at orange.fr wrote:
>>>>> The exclusive fullscreen mode is broken in KDE for Java applications as I explained here:
>>>>> (not yet visible)
>>>>> After some investigations, the problem comes from Java which does not
>>>>> tag the window as fullscreen.
>>>>> Do you know how to fix this bug?
>>>> To tag full screen windows with the _NET_WM_STATE_FULLSCREEN state?
>>>> That's easy. :)
>>>> Thanks for filing the bug report. AWT team will take care of this issue.
>>>> best regards,
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