[OpenJDK 2D-Dev] <AWT Dev> Java Fullscreen Mode with Xorg server 1.3.0+ (I'm ready to work on a patch)
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Wed Dec 5 22:54:07 UTC 2007
Sorry about the delay in replying.
> BTW, someone posted a hackish work around for this issue
> (see 6636469).
Thank you, yes I saw that - same thing was posted to the Ubuntu bug.
> As I mentioned in my evaluation (you should see it shortly *)
> this bug is related to this one:
> I think this should be addressed by two fixes:
> 1. we need to correctly detect whether Xinerama is present and
> active (6599351)
> 2. as you suggested we should relax the requirement concerning
> xinerama and randr (6636469)
Interesting. Although I hadn't tested with a multi-monitor setup it's no
surprise to me at all that there are other knock-on affects of the
changes in Xorg Server 1.3.
> The first part (arguably =) belongs to AWT and will need to work
> correctly on both linux ans solaris (with newer Xorg servers).
> The second part belongs to 2D. I guess for the sake of simplicity
> we could fold both issues into the same bug report since they both
> have same underlying cause.
> Typically we close the newer bug as a duplicate of the older one.
> What do you think?
That's perfectly fine with me.
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