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Re: Eclipse running on debian with remote display to cygwin X11 starts all squashed to a point




>>>>> Jon Turney <jon.turney@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>:

> It might also be worth trying adding the '-extension RANDR' option to
> the X server, to disable RANDR.

Thanks! I will try this, before I try the new version.

[snip!]
> Well, with those details, I was able to reproduce some weird behaviour
> (not working menus, oddly placed windows), although not exactly what
> you see.

> You didn't mention if any warnings are written by eclipse to the terminal?

There's only one message but it doesn't look relevant to this:
 sb@lorenzo:~$ ~/eclipse/java-oxygen/eclipse/eclipse 
 org.eclipse.m2e.logback.configuration: The org.eclipse.m2e.logback.configuration bundle was activated before the state location was initialized.  Will retry after the state location is initialized.

(emacs outputs a heap of GTk messages, though. But it comes up normally,
so that probably isn't relevant)

> That seems to be related to certain versions of GTK+ getting confused
> by the RANDR data provided by XWin and ending up believing the display
> is 0x0 pixels in size.

> I've built a snapshot with some potential fixes. Perhaps you could try
> that and see if it improves things for you?

> ftp://cygwin.com/pub/cygwinx/x86_64/XWin.20180308-git-3ca71c7f563c3e91.exe.bz2

Ok I will try this and see how it works out.  I will report back both
the results of both this version and the "-extension RANDR".

Thanks again!


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