Code review comment for lp:~smspillaz/compiz-core/compiz-core.work_923683

Sam Spilsbury (smspillaz) wrote :

> Regression #1: Windows lose their borders (and most shadows) during shading
> animation. Try this with a Terminal so it's more visible.


> Regression #2: "failed to bind pixmap to texture" warnings and flashing white
> decorations during resize are now much more common in this branch than with
> trunk. Annoyingly so.

I'm not supporting normal resize mode. See my previous comments as to the flashing white borders and the solution to that.

> Regression #3: Moving wobbly windows in expo (esp. between workspaces) jump a
> significant distance after the wobble.

This is the only one worth attention. I will look into it.

> Regression #4: Vertically maximized wobbly windows sometimes jump up/down by
> one pixel after the wobble, making the bottom border visible/invisible. Try
> Alt+dragging a vertically maximized window up a little, and sometimes it will
> move up ~1px. Normally the borders of semi-maximized windows overlap adjacent
> workspaces by 1px. That's a bug in trunk too, but this regression makes it
> worse (2px) and unpredictable.

Why is this a bad thing ? Why does this justify rejecting this branch. This feels very insignificant.

> I dare say it might be time to start again, using multiple smaller proposals
> rather than this one big one. I don't believe a single large proposal is the
> only way to solve the four related bugs.

Not possible.

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