[openbox] OpenBox 3.0 and Transparency [longish]
neuhauser at bellavista.cz
Tue Jan 13 09:03:00 EST 2004
# shadow at serverart.org / 2004-01-13 07:41:50 -0600:
> Roman Neuhauser wrote:
> ># shadow at serverart.org / 2004-01-13 06:37:06 -0600:
> >>Roman Neuhauser wrote:
> >>># neuhauser at bellavista.cz / 2004-01-09 10:32:01 +0100:
> >>>> Date: 2004-01-08 17:22
> >>>> Sender: gcw
> >>>> Logged In: YES
> >>>> user_id=22709
> >>>> rxvt [-/+ip] is InheritPixmap which is fast artificial
> >>>> transparency. This is worked around in later 2.7 versions
> >>>> for applications which set the root background and also set
> >>>> the _XROOTPMAP_ID atom appropriately. Try upgrading to
> >>>> 2.7.10. Current aterm should also work properly.
> >>> I tried to follow up to the PR at www.rxvt.org, but the tracker
> >>> ignores me, so the rxvt guys won't see this:
> >>> transparency in 2.7.10 is terribly slow: the background catches up
> >>> after like half a second after dragging the window, and doesn't work
> >>> reliably: shade the window, unshade, it has white background (moving
> >>> the window "fixes" it).
> >>> I reverted to 2.6.4 with solid background until I find a terminal
> >>> that works with openbox-3 like rxvt-2.6.4 does with openbox-2.
> >>i've been using aterm, and now, gnome-terminal. neither one updates
> >>during the drag with openbox3 (3.1), but after the drag there are no
> >>issues and the pseudo transparency updates just fine.
> > I don't want the window contents refreshed during move; I don't want
> > to *see* the contents while moving the window (I use
> > session.opaqueMove: False with openbox-2; NB: the frame drawn during
> > non-opaque move in ob3 is somehow obtrusive, I think it's thicker or
> > something).
> > What I'm talking about is what happens when I *release* the window:
> > It displays the old background for about half a second, then catches
> > up.
> Ah. I'm glad we could make this thread longer. Give gnome-terminal and
> aterm a try. is the behavior the same as you describe happens with rxvt?
I wouldn't want to use gnome-terminal, but I'll try aterm, when I
get home (I use ob2 @ work).
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