Packages requiring Xorg "BackingStore" "true"

Florian Weimer fweimer at
Wed Sep 11 10:21:37 UTC 2013

On 09/11/2013 12:16 PM, Sandro Mani wrote:

> - Question for anyone with Xorg knowledge: how feasible is it to patch
> out of the plot window code the need for BackingStore? I.e. does it only
> require some minor changes to the Xlib calls? For reference, the code is
> here: [1]
 > [1]

    case Expose:
       if(last_event != Expose)

       { /* replot_(&idev); */
          XSetInputFocus(display,window,RevertToNone,CurrentTime);  }

As a first step, I would comment-in that replot_ call and see what happens.

Florian Weimer / Red Hat Product Security Team

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