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

From: Stefan Tibus <>
Date: Mon, 15 May 2006 20:24:01 +0200

On Mon, May 15, 2006 at 05:05:34PM +0200, Anselm R. Garbe wrote:
> > 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.
Well...I think the question is, why the addition of a tag to a window,
which would (in the current view) just involve redrawing the title
bar, issues a redraw of the client at all? This may not be a bug,
but may be avoided as well... (Maybe a todo for the next release.)

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