Re: [wmii] Unnecessary(?) redraw on tagging change

From: Anselm R. Garbe <>
Date: Mon, 15 May 2006 17:05:34 +0200

On Tue, May 16, 2006 at 12:46:29AM +1000, Chris Foster wrote:
> On Mon, May 15, 2006 at 11:07:58AM +0200, Sander van Dijk wrote:
> > On 5/15/06, Chris Foster <> wrote:
> > >In particular, suppose I've got a client tagged as '1' and it's in a
> > >small area so I'd like to tag it with '1+max' so I can view it at full
> > >screen in the 'max' view. Doing so causes a redraw, which I can't see
> > >is necessary. I only notice because I'm using X over a network with
> > >rather crappy latentcy, and every redraw is irritating.
> >
> > May I ask what exactly is redrawn? It makes sense to redraw the
> > client, since its tags change (and hence its taglabel must be
> > updated). Any other redrawing should be unnecessary I think, however.
> The whole client area is redrawn. In this case it's a matlab plot going
> over a somewhat high latency network and everything inside the window is
> redrawn... Of course the title must change as you say but I wouldn't
> have thought that would require the rest of the window to be redrawn.
> OTOH I know pretty much nothing about X programming :-/

If that's all then it is no bug. The rest of the client area is
only the border which is drawed quite fast, I think the main
impression of slowness is because of the client area redrawings,
but wmii has nothing todo with that.


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