Packages requiring Xorg "BackingStore" "true"

Sandro Mani manisandro at
Thu Sep 12 19:40:36 UTC 2013

On 12.09.2013 21:30, Przemek Klosowski wrote:
> On 09/11/2013 05:27 PM, Sandro Mani wrote:
>>> Well, yes, but it ought to work regardless of the xorg.conf setting,
>>> because that setting has been effectively hardwired to true for about
>>> six years now.  I rewrote the backing store implementation to use
>>> Composite internally, which is always available, so we just blindly
>>> ignore the config setting and give you backing store if you ask for it.
>>> There may be bugs, I freely admit, but it's definitely meant to work.
>>> If it doesn't it's probably a bug in X and I'll fix it, so hook me up
>>> with test packages and I'll take a look.
>> I've uploaded an x86_64 rpm here [1], the srpm is here [2].
> ...
>> [1]
>> [2]
>> [3]
> I compiled the RPM from your source on F19/x86_64 with an Xeon E3-1200 
> v2/3rd Gen using the intel driver (Ivybridge GT2). As ajax was saying, 
> the window exposes work just fine: I can raise other windows on top of 
> xfoil and when I re-expose xfoil it redraws properly.
You likely have a compositing window manager running? Cause it 
definitely did not work with kwin with compositing turned off. Anyway, 
ajax has posted patches for this to the xorg-devel list [1]. And btw, 
I've now posted a review request for xfoil [2] with a polished srpm, in 
case you are interested.


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