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

Doug Torrance dtorrance at piedmont.edu
Mon Mar 7 15:08:46 UTC 2016

(CC'ing the upstream dev list as well)

On 03/06/2016 11:28 PM, Matti Hämäläinen wrote:
> 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:
> https://anonscm.debian.org/git/pkg-wmaker/wmaker.git/commit/debian/rules?id=e737a261679e2db0ae80c8087302f88d8569859a

Thanks for pinpointing this!  That's a nice easy fix.  I'll work on a 
new version omitting --enable-randr soon.


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