Re: [dwm] window move lag

From: Antoni Grzymala <>
Date: Fri, 5 Sep 2008 17:20:06 +0200

Matthias-Christian Ott dixit (2008-09-05, 17:16):

> > An easy fix is grabbing the X server until the mouse release. I did
> > this once, but decided against it since your scenario is at least less
> > frequent in my own use case ;)
> >
> > Another possibility would be to go the old wmi way of drawing an XORed
> > border onto the screen. But I really prefer the way as it is in dwm.
> I prefer it this way. What about dumping the window into a pixmap and
> moving this pixmap around until the mouse is released again? This is a
> good comprise I think.

Actually, I quite like the old styled XOR-outline method. I may not be
as pretty, but it's definitely useful for various applications that take
ages to resize their windows.


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