Launching WINE causes screen flicker in Screen#2 on a dual-head setup..

Adam Jackson ajax at
Mon Apr 16 13:36:49 UTC 2012

On Sun, 2012-04-15 at 11:04 -0300, Fernando Cassia wrote:

> When I launch any win32 app under WINE the screen flickers for about 2
> seconds, but only on the 2nd display.
> Then it returns to normal.
> As soon as the win32 app launches, I can work with it just fine, move
> it between displays, and the screen doesnt flicker anymore.
> Just a minor anonyance but perhaps there's something WINE is doing
> that shouldn't be happening?

Wine appears to be using the RANDR 1.1 interface, which is not
multihead-aware, and xserver's internal emulation of that on
multihead-capable hardware has some intrinsic quirks like that.

So, if it were me, I'd want to fix wine to use the newer RANDR API when

- ajax
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