Re: [dwm] resize() is side effect free?

From: Anselm R. Garbe <>
Date: Fri, 16 Feb 2007 14:13:53 +0100

On Thu, Feb 15, 2007 at 08:07:54PM +0000, David Tweed wrote:
> Hi Anselm, I don't really understand X so I'm just trying to
> check: if I've got a tiled client and within dotile() its got
> the same x,y,w & h as the last time through dotile(), it seems
> like it's ok to avoid calling the reize() on it. At least, it
> doesn't appear to cause any problems, but I'm just checking
> there's not a subtle X point I'm missing.
> (I'm heavily using applications that seem to send
> configurerequest's when you do things like use a dragbox in
> the window, so if I don't add this extra test in dotile()
> things I get a flickering effect from the other "slow redraw"
> clients. With this "don't resize if unnecessary" check I can't
> see the flickering anymore.)

Hah, yes the only reason for the unnecessary resizals is
simplicity, but I agree that we should avoid this ;) Actually I
consider changing resize() instead to do the check...


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