Bug#816993: wmaker: versions > 0.95.6-1.2 break some fullscreen applications (DOSBox, quakeforge, vavoom)

Matti Hämäläinen ccr at tnsp.org
Mon Mar 7 04:28:14 UTC 2016

Hello again!

After some more detective work, I noticed that the issue did not occur on 
self-compiled WindowMaker from the git-repo, which made me think what the 
debian packaged version might be doing differently ...

It turns out that the deb passes "--enable-randr" flag to wmaker 
configure, which is the root cause of this issue. The option flag
is marked "enable RandR extension support (NOT recommended, buggy)".

Doing a rebuild of the package with edited debian/rules that has
--enable-randr removed fixes the problem.

It seems that the flag was enabled in this change:


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