[vlc-devel] [PATCH] fix for fullscreen issue under xfce

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Tue May 8 08:31:29 CEST 2012


On Mon, 07 May 2012 23:55:07 +0200, Lars Mueller <cobinja at yahoo.de> wrote:
>  > To me, either your window manager or your Qt4 version has a bug.
> That's my opinion too. But nonetheless it's a bad idea to assign both
> maximized and fullscreen.
> Which would be the one to be preferred by qt and or window manager?

Maximized state is irrelevant in fullscreen mode. The window manager
should ignore it.

But in any case, VLC does not touch the maximized bits. It only changes
the fullscreen mode (and the always-on-top mode, but that is outside the
scope of this discussion). So I still don't see any problem on VLC side.

Overriding the maximized state would cause glitches on currently working
systems, introduce a race condition that could clobber the window state,
and also affect other window system than X11. This is not acceptable in my

Rémi Denis-Courmont
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