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

On 2018-03-08 12:03, Steinar Bang wrote:
>>>>>> 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".

Have you tried explicitly specifying -geometry compatible with the target
display, to see if that works?

Take care. Thanks, Brian Inglis, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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