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Re: [Bug 1436553] Re: Transparent windows render black with Gtk3.16 and compiz
App was gnome-disks
On 4/12/2017 at 6:10 AM, "Alberts Muktupāvels" <1436553@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>On Tue, Apr 11, 2017 at 11:32 PM, luke <lukefromdc@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> I just tested your build, behavior with CSD apps and tiling was
>> apparently the same as with the older single-line patch applied,
>> normally apply it to all my builds. I fired up gnome-disks, and
>> not be tiled to the edge nor even dragged to the edge with
>> For my uses this is OK as I use few CSD apps and never tile them.
>Yes, because that branch still need many fixes...
>Currently it just adds _GTK_FRAME_EXTENTS and fixes resize
>for resize and move plugins. Default mode must be changed to
>rectangle to test that.
>I fired up GtkInspector and may have found the problem, at least in
>> gnome-disks. When the application is maximized, the window state
>> up as "background csd maximized" but when it is tiled only as
>> "background csd" meaning theme cannot so easily separate out the
>> state. The maximum box-shadow radius controls the gap left when
>> so it appears we have a choice beteeen black corners on all CSD
>> gaps between and around them when tiled. Server-side decorated
>> fine, at least in my theme. I'll take the gaps over the black
>> forced use of a square-edged theme.
>What app? For example I can not tile nautilus window, but it works
>with gedit (with metacity). That could be reason why style class is
>missing. Simply window is not really tiled, it is just resized.
>tile class with both window managers - compiz & metacity.
>I build compiz locally with a fix that works for my use case, and
>> about all I am hoping for at this point. My theme does support
>> for which I have exactly one use case which does not involve CSD
>> Fix might be to have compiz put a "tiled" state on all tiled CSD
>> (if possible), then load a CSS file to force the box shadow to
>> when tiled
>It is not compiz job...
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> Transparent windows render black with Gtk3.16 and compiz
>Status in Compiz:
>Status in compiz package in Ubuntu:
> Running compiz_1%3a0.9.12.0+15.04.20150202-0ubuntu1 without
> mate compiled with gtk-3) and testing Gtk-3.16 I run into serious
> issues with failures to render certain Gtk Windows transparent.
> Hardware is AMD FX 8120 with radeon HD 6750 GPU.
> My theme sets popup windows used by menus transparent, and Gtk
> application windows with client side decoration (CSD) have
> transparency underlying the GtkHeaderBar. In the latter case
> what makes rounded corners possible. The transparent popup
> used with my theme to support menus resembling gnome-shell's
> in my hacked Gtk3 version of mate-panel work fine with Gtk3.14
> to the window issue get black corners with compiz and Gtk-3.16.
> Windows drawn transparent with cairo still work, but windows set
> transparent by GTK usually do not,
> Changing the window manager to Mutter makes transparency work
> perfectly. In Gtk-3.14 transparency works in Metacity with
> enabled, it does not with gtk-3.16.
> I am not sure whether this should be considered a compiz bug or
> bug, but since transparency works fine in gnome-shell and mutter
> used by shell), I am not sure the GNOME team would consider this
> they are willing to fix. If nobody fixes this any GNOME
> that forces client side decoration (such as the gtk3-demo or gtk3
> -widget-factory) will be ugly in Ubuntu unless the client side
> decorations have square corners.
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