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Re: Possible issue with Firefox (38.0.1) running on X Server 1.17.2
- From: Derby Pride <thederbypride at gmail dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 5 Aug 2015 10:12:26 +0100
- Subject: Re: Possible issue with Firefox (38.0.1) running on X Server 1.17.2
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Thanks for your reply Jon. I'm happy to report that I tried the 32-bit
version of your updated XWin.exe which worked perfectly.
On 4 August 2015 at 18:30, Jon TURNEY <email@example.com> wrote:
> On 03/08/2015 16:43, Derby Pride wrote:
>> I have recently upgraded Cygwin/X which upped the version of X Server
>> up to 1.17.2 (sorry, I didn't note the version that I was previously
>> using). I now enter the following into the Cygwin terminal:
>> export DISPLAY=:0.0
>> XWin -multiwindow -clipboard -listen tcp &
>> xhost +
>> On my remote machine (a virtual RHEL5.2) I give the following commands:
>> export DISPLAY=%server_ip%:0.0
>> firefox &
>> Firefox launches successfully on my server machine. However, the
>> maximize button is disabled (all other buttons are present and
>> enabled). Resizing the window by dragging the edges works as expected
>> but there appears to be no way to maximize (double clicking the title
>> bar does not work either).
> Thanks for reporting this issue.
> I can reproduce this on a Centos 5 VM.
> This is interesting. The firefox window has a WM_NORMAL_HINTS which
> specifies a maximum size of 32767x32767.
> Currently, the maximize control on the window frame is supposed to be
> disabled if a maximum size is specified at all, but it looks like that
> wasn't quite working correctly until recently.
> I've adjusted the logic a little bit so that the maximize control is not
> disabled if a maximum size is specified, but it's larger (in both
> dimensions) than the Windows virtual desktop size (as then maximization will
> not exceed the maximum size specified)
> I've built a snapshot with this change. Perhaps you could try that and see
> if it improves things for you?
> Jon TURNEY
> Volunteer Cygwin/X X Server maintainer
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